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UAB bowl game cancelled after South Carolina backs out due to COVID-19

The 2020 season will be UAB's final season at Legion Field.
The 2020 season will be UAB's final season at Legion Field.(UAB Athletics)
Updated: Dec. 22, 2020 at 5:02 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The organizer of the Gasparilla Bowl announced Tuesday evening that the bowl game for this year has been cancelled.

UAB was set to play South Carolina until the Gamecocks opted out of the bowl because of COVID-19 issues.

The Blazers end their 2020 season with a 6-3 record and a 22-13 win in the Conference USA championship over Marshall, marking the Blazers’ second conference title in three years.

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