BOCA RATON, FL (WBRC) - UAB football held a special graduation for 15 seniors Monday night in Boca Raton, Florida. Due to UAB’s travel for the Boca Raton Bowl on Friday, 15 players were unable to attend UAB’s formal graduation over the weekend.
UAB President Ray Watts along with Athletics Director Mark Ingram, and head football coach Bill Clark were all in attendance for graduation.
"It's very special. After winning the conference championship and coming to this, coming to Florida to play footballl we've had a great time," said wide receiver Andre Wilson.
UAB and Northern Illinois kickoff Tuesday night at 6 p.m. CT at FAU Stadium.