For the uninitiated, it’s that time of the week again when I halt the love train and Embrace the Hate. Each week I’m going to be providing Buckeye Nation with a laundry list of reasons to dislike that week’s opponent. As I’ve mentioned before, the biggest reason to root against the Buckeyes’ opponents is because they had the audacity to step on the field in the first place. But I’m going to be digging a little deeper in an effort to expose these so-called institutions of higher learning for the farces that they truly are.
So without further ado, I give you Ten Things to Hate aboutUAB
1. They used to be bammers - As you might expect since they’re named like a branch campus, UAB actually started out as a part of the University of Alabama. Here are the details:
1936, in response to the rapid growth of the Birmingham metropolitan area and the need for the population to have easy access to a university education, the University of Alabama created a Birmingham Extension Center.