It all started in 2018, a year after the Blazers returned to the football field, when Cody Sellers pitched the idea to lead the Blazers out on the field with his green and gold Harley Davidson motorcycle.
The Blazers (4-3, 2-1 C-USA) playing at Joe Aillet Stadium, were ahead until the end of the 4th quarter when Louisiana Tech (4-3, 3-2 C-USA) was able to score with 10 seconds remaining to force overtime.
Not many have ever celebrated beating Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence on the gridiron. Over last 71 games he has been a part of he has lost just once. Georgia State HS playoffs in 2017 future UAB wide receiver Ryan Davis scored game winning touchdown to beat Lawrence. Davis shared his story with WBRC
UAB will play #20 Appalachian State Saturday night in the New Orleans Bowl as the Blazers look to rebound after their 49-6 beat down by Florida Atlantic in the Conference USA Championship game a couple of weeks ago.
UAB may have suffered it’s worst loss since The Return, 49-6 to Florida Atlantic in the Conference USA Championship game Saturday, but the Blazers are keeping their heads high knowing how far along the program has come over the last three years.
The UAB Blazers playing on Homecoming and for Children's Harbor look solid Saturday at Legion field against Old Dominion, winning handily and improving to 6-1 on the season, 3-1 in Conference USA play.