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.
UAB football is continuing to make a difference in the Birmingham area. The Blazers traded in their helmets and pads for paintbrushes and shovels to help renovate a home in Fairfield for Habitat for Humanity.