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UAB football says goodbye to Legion Field as Blazers play final game

Defense was the storyline of Saturday’s Pepsi Spring Game at Legion Field, as the White team defeated the Green team 6-0 in UAB’s final contest at the Old Gray Lady.

  UAB football begins spring practice

  UAB to host in-person commencement for 2020, 2021 graduates

  UAB falls short in 64-60 loss to Western Kentucky in CUSA Tournament

  From the gridiron to the diamond, UAB’s Thomas Johnston makes impact on baseball team

UAB waives application fees for a week

  UAB basketball gaining national attention

Continued Coverage

UAB Football releases 2021 Schedule

  UAB’s Bill Clark opens up about his conversations with Auburn, why he decided to stay

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

What’s the future for UAB head coach Bill Clark?

UAB to play South Carolina in Gasparilla Bowl

UAB wins 2020 Conference USA football championship

  UAB leaves for Conference USA Championship game

UAB is one win away from adding another championship trophy to its display case.

  UAB football has zero COVID-19 cases after latest round of testing

UAB is three days away from playing in the Conference USA championship and Tuesday head coach Bill Clark said the entire team tested negative for COVID-19 after their latest round of testing.

  UAB heads to Rice with limited players due to COVID-19

UAB left behind more than 20 players Friday afternoon. Nearly a dozen of those either start or see a lot of playing time.

  A dozen key players are out for UAB’s game vs. Rice on Saturday

On Wednesday, UAB head coach Bill Clark says they have 25 players out due to COVID-19/contact tracing and 12 of those are either starters or guys who see a lot of playing time.

UPDATE: UAB game with Middle Tennessee canceled because of COVID-19

UAB women’s basketball game canceled due to COVID-19

UAB vs. Southern Miss game cancelled because of COVID-19

UAB’s Bill Clark on current contact tracing guidelines: “It’s frustrating”

  UAB at UTEP football game canceled

UAB vs. North Texas game postponed, team continuing to monitor COVID-19

UAB at UTEP game moving ahead a day because of COVID-19 cases

There will be no fans allowed inside Grande Communications Stadium with only coaches, student-athletes, support staff, officials, medical personnel and media permitted to attend the game.

UAB’s motorcycle man becomes part of game day tradition

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.

UAB suffers tough loss in double overtime against La Tech

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.

  UAB offers special ticket promo for Friday night game

As the Blazers take the field Friday night aiming for their 22nd straight home win, there’s a neat promo to go with it.

  UAB kicker gathers hundreds of supplies for hurricane victims

One UAB student athlete has put his resources to good use to help those in need in his hometown.

  Playing for the Davenports

UAB defensive back Dy’Jonn Turner and tight end Terrell McDonald know Saturday’s game is going to be emotional, especially because they were hand selected to represent two kids from their hometown.

  Mask up for Game Day with the UAB Blazers

Director of Athletics, Mark Ingram shares how to properly wear your mask to enjoy game day at UAB.

UAB football continues routine testing after possible COVID-19 exposure

Officials with UAB football say they were told by South Alabama that some Blazers players may have been exposed to COVID-19 during last Thursday’s game.

UAB runs over South Alabama as Spencer Brown sets school rushing touchdown record

He’s UAB’s all-time leading rusher and the nation’s second active career leading rusher with 3,323 yards.

  Redshirt Freshman QB Bryson Lucero to start for UAB vs. South Alabama

Lucero took some snaps against Central Arkansas and Miami, but this will be his first start for the Blazers.

UAB quarterback Tyler Johnston III out with shoulder injury

The Blazers will play South Alabama on Saturday, September 26.

UAB falls to Miami 31-14 on the road

The Blazers fell 31-14 in their first road game of the season.

  UAB football leaves for Miami

The Blazers and Hurricanes are meeting on the gridiron for the first time.

  UAB announces pricing and allocation details for Protective Stadium

With a new stadium comes new ticket prices for UAB football fans.

UAB opens 2020 season with record-setting win

The win marks UAB’s 19 consecutive home win, which sets a record for the most in C-USA history.

  UAB students excited as college football returns

Legion Field officials have implemented new safety measures, but students said the new rules won’t affect their school spirit.

  UAB Football visits Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

It’s officially game week for UAB and the Blazers say their bond is closer than ever after having tough conversations about racism and inequality in this country.

UAB football skips practice to reflect on unity

The UAB football team skipped practice Friday in an effort to acknowledge the issues impacting the country.

  UAB football is one week away from kickoff

After not knowing how COVID-19 would impact their season, UAB head coach Bill Clark says they’re officially in game week mode and the team is excited.

  UAB football to wear decals on helmets in memory of players who passed away

UAB will wear decals on the back of their helmets in memory of two players who passed away this year.

  Crews get Legion Field ready for return to football

Staff painted logos on the field Wednesday for the September 3 start of college football at The Old Gray Lady.

UAB Football announces fall schedule

The Blazers are expected to play a 2020 season but are faced with replacing three opponents.

  UAB holds first scrimmage, remembers teammate Allen Merrick

The Blazers scrimmaged at Legion Field on Saturday while remembering their teammate and friend Allen Merrick, who died from an accidental gunshot wound on Friday.

  Gadsden PD: UAB football player dies after accidental shooting

Allen Merrick joined the Blazers this season and was a standout at Gadsden City High School.

UAB & Jacksonville St. without season openers after opponents postponements

UAB and Jacksonville State are looking for new opponents to face in their respective season openers.

  UAB, JSU football begin fall practice

Fall camp is officially here for UAB and Jacksonville State. On Wednesday, the Blazers and Gamecocks hit the field for the first time since spring practice, which was cut short due to COVID-19.

UAB Football releases plan to accommodate fans this fall

Football season ticket holders, UAB students and student-athlete guests will have top priority as seats are allocated leading into the 2020 season.

UAB basketball to play Kentucky at Rupp Arena in December

UAB basketball is returning to Rupp Arena this winter - but with a high-profile coach.

Troy, UAB add two more games in future series

The Trojans will host the Blazers Sept, 18, 2032, and travel to Birmingham Sept. 10, 2033.

UAB student-athletes can return for voluntary workouts June 15

Student-athletes who test negative for COVID-19 and pass a cardiovascular assessment this week can participate in voluntary workouts beginning the week of June 15.

UAB will play LSU, Georgia in the future

The Blazers play the reigning national champion LSU Tigers on Nov. 19, 2022, in Death Valley, and will face Georgia on Sept. 23, 2023 in Athens.

Veteran UAB baseball coach retires after legendary 39-year career

Shoop’s veteran career includes being a member of the 1,000 wins club and spending the last 14 seasons as the Blazers skipper.

UAB celebrates spring 2020 graduates with virtual commencement

At least 2,700 students are set to graduate.

  UAB Football to start season ‘on time’

UAB football brings in about $3- $4 million a year and UAB Athletics Director Mark Ingram believes regardless of when or where its played, football season must happen.

UAB head football coach, wife donate $10k to Meals for Heroes

UAB Football Coach Bill Clark, his wife Jennifer and The Heart of Alabama Chevy Dealer donated 10,000 dollars to Meals for Heroes,organized by UAB’s Food Services staff.

’Our daily lives have changed’: Alabama coaches share their messages about social distancing

Both coaches encouraged everyone to wash their hands and remember to keep six feet apart.

Andy Kennedy is a Blazer again, Kennedy coming home as UAB’s head basketball coach

Pending approval by the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees, Kennedy will return to his alma mater where he is the second leading scorer in program history.

UAB cancels Spring Game on April 4th

All activities during the Spring Game weekend, including the Bill Clark Golf Tournament and Dragon Egg Hunt, will also be suspended.

  Garrett Marino, Nick Vogel impress at UAB Pro Day

Several UAB and Samford football players showcased their talents in front of NFL Scouts on Wednesday at UAB’s Pro Day.

  UAB basketball player beats toughest opponent he’ll face, cancer

UAB basketball player Luis Hurtado is a cancer survivor. He beat it in 2019.

  1,500 elementary school students cheer on UAB Women’s Basketball as the Blazers celebrate “Education Day”

Nearly 1,500 elementary and middle students from schools across the state came to watch the UAB women’s basketball team play Thursday morning as the Blazers celebrated Education Day.

  Meet UAB receiver Ryan Davis, who scored the game-winning touchdown in Trevor Lawrence’s last loss

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

College basketball tipoff times changed due to severe weather threat

Auburn and UAB basketball games will be played at different times Saturday than originally scheduled.

UAB football releases 2020 schedule

The schedule is highlighted by six home contests, including UAB’s final home game at Legion Field against rival Southern Miss.

  UAB “Proud” of season after falling to #20 App State 31-17 in New Orleans Bowl

Although head coach Bill Clark doesn’t believe in moral victories, he says the Blazers came as close as you can to having one.

  UAB ready for challenge vs. #20 App State in New Orleans Bowl

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 football “proud” of progress since The Return

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.

UAB suffer a tough loss to FAU in C-USA Championship

The UAB Blazers are on the road for the Conference USA Championship.

  Pat Sullivan meant the world to Birmingham, AL sports figures

Pat Sullivan always had a friendly and kind word to me whenever we saw one another,

  UAB players play hard for head coach Bill Clark

For the second straight year, UAB will play for a Conference USA Championship.

  UAB headed back to Boca Raton to defend C-USA championship title

UAB is going to the ship!

UAB beat La Tech 20-14 for 18th straight home victory

Dylan Hopkins passed for 185 yards and rushed for 35, the UAB defense forced a late four-and-out and the Blazers beat Louisiana Tech 20-14 for their 18th straight win at home

UAB men’s basketball player dismissed from the team

On Sunday, Nov. 17, junior guard Zack Bryant was dismissed from the team for what Coach Robert Ehsan called conduct detrimental to the team.

  UAB head coach on big win, looking ahead, and treating injuries

UAB head football coach Bill Clark said he was impressed with his players' 37-10 win Saturday against UTEP.

Hopkins, UAB ground game chew up UTEP

Dylan Hopkins ran for 163 yards and a touchdown and threw for another and UAB dismantled UTEP 37-10

  Bill Clark discusses UAB vs Southern Miss

Head Coach Bill Clark spoke to the media on Monday.

  Turnovers costly in UAB’s 30-7 loss to Tennessee

UAB had four turnovers that cost them Saturday night as the Blazers fell to Tennessee 30-7.

  Watch! UAB warm up vs. Tennessee

The UAB Blazers are in Knoxville tonight.