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Mississippi St wants better efficiency against UAB

College football coaches are masters at finding fault with even the most dominant victories. Mississippi State's Dan Mullen is no exception. The Bulldogs' season-opener went almost flawlessly during a 49-0 victory over Southern Mississippi, but Mullen still cited several areas of improvement he wants to see when Mississippi State (1-0) hosts Alabama-Birmingham (1-0) on Saturday....
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB blows past Troy 48-10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Cody Clements passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, while Jordan Howard rushed for two more in helping the University of Alabama-Birmingham beat Troy University 48-10 on Saturday. UAB of the Conference USA-East, opened its 2014 season and the Bill Clark era by falling behind Troy 7-0, but the Blazers rattled off 24-straight points going in to halftime...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: UAB Blazers Officially Have the Silliest Helmets in College Football

College football has seriously upped the uniform game over the last couple years. More and more teams are using numerous alternate uniforms these days. Some look pretty cool. Some are sharp and some outright ugly. However, the new helmets that the UAB Blazers are going to be wearing this season are the first that I would call downright silly.Is it just me or does the 'dragon...
Via FatManWriting
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB Blazers Unveil Awesome New Helmet

Usually I hate the large logo on the side of the helmet, but this new helmet for the UAB Blazers is phenomenal. Easily one of the best new helmets this year. [@uniformswag] The post UAB Blazers Unveil Awesome New Helmet appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB Unveils Wild New Helmets To Top Redesigned Uniforms

UAB Blazers unveil wild new helmets to top redesigned uniforms for 2014.
Via Gamedayr
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UAB Reveals New Uniforms, Featuring Helmets With Giant Dragon Logos, Scale Patterns

Uniform reveal week continues with the UAB Blazers, who have taken the dragon theme from the school logo to another level. UAB unveiled the uniforms to the team today. The jerseys themselves aren’t too crazy, though they do feature a scale pattern on the shoulders. The helmets, however, are a different story. Like many teams, UAB went with a big logo for the helmet, and added that...
Via College Spun
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers basketball gets UAB in 1st round of Battle 4 Atlantis

ESPN began revealing the brackets for most major college basketball tournament on Tuesday, and among that group was the Battle 4 Atlantis—which the Wisconsin Badgers will participate in this season. In revealing the bracket, Wisconsin found out it will face UAB in the first round of the tournament. Considering names like Butler, Florida, Georgetown, Oklahoma, UCLA and North Carolina...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 119 UAB Blazers season preview

A great high school coach doesn’t always translate effectively to the college ranks, but Bill Clark enjoyed tremendous success in his first year as a college head coach by leading Jacksonville State to an 11-4 record and a trip the FCS Playoff Quarterfinals in 2013. The former South Alabama defensive coordinator has now taken his talents to Birmingham and will try to shake things...
Via College Football Universe
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Frazier's late layup lifts UAB over Rice 61-60

Chad Frazier scored 17 points, including the game-winning layup with 2 seconds left, as UAB topped Rice 61-60 Thursday night. Both teams struggled offensively as UAB (18-10, 7-7 Conference USA) shot 36 percent from the field (21 of 58) and 13 percent from 3-point range (1 of 8) and Rice finished 24 of 61 from the floor (39 percent) and 6 of 27 from deep (22 percent). The Blazers...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Alihodzic tip-in lifts UAB past Charlotte, 64-62

Fahro Alihodzic tipped in the game winner with 14 seconds left to play and Chad Frazier sealed the victory with a steal in the closing seconds of Alabama-Birmingham's 64-62 win at Charlotte Saturday. Charlotte's Pierra Henry tied the game at 62 by drilling a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left. Neither team led by more than three points in the second half of the back-and-forth game...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB routs Southern Miss 84-60

C.J. Washington scored 21 points and Chad Frazier added 20 points and 10 assists as UAB snapped Southern Miss' seven-game winning streak with an 84-60 rout on Thursday night. The Blazers (15-9, 4-6 Conference USA) finished the first half on a 10-2 run to take a 41-29 lead into the break and never let Southern Miss (21-4, 8-2) get within single digits for the rest of the game. Rod...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB over Tulsa 70-63

Chad Frazier and Rod Rucker each scored 21 points as UAB held on for a 70-63 victory over Tulsa Saturday. Frazier hit 6 of 13 from the field and 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Overall, the Blazers (13-6, 2-3 Conference USA) were 37.7 percent from the field and 79.2 percent from the line. C.J. Washington chipped in with six points and 10 rebounds for UAB. The Blazers outrebounded Tulsa...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB handles Texas-San Antonio 78-65

C.J. Washington scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as UAB defeated Texas-San Antonio 78-65 on Thursday night. Fahro Alihodzic added 17 points for UAB (12-4, 1-1 Conference USA), going 7 of 13 from the field. Washington hit 7 of 11 field goals. Texas-San Antonio (6-10, 2-1) shot just 32.4 percent from the field and had 13 shots blocked. It was the first time since Nov. 16...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee defeats UAB 89-84 in OT

Shawn Jones scored four of his 22 points in overtime as Middle Tennessee opened its inaugural Conference USA season with an 89-84 victory Saturday night over Alabama-Birmingham. Jones opened overtime with a dunk. UAB answered when Chad Frazier made a layup and a 3-pointer to put the Blazers ahead 82-79. Middle Tennessee took an 84-82 lead when Neiko Hunter hit a 3-pointer and a...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrick McGee bolts from UAB, Blazers need new head coach

The Garrick McGee era in Birmingham ended after two seasons on Thursday, when it was announced that McGee had resigned to accept the position of offensive coordinator under former boss Bobby Petrino at Louisville. AP Photo/Hal Yeager McGee’s tenure at UAB was supposed to be one of revitalization, since the Blazers were in the midst of seven straight losing seasons upon his arrival...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB's Darrin Reaves skipping senior season

UAB running back Darrin Reaves is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Reaves said Monday that he is ''ready to take the next step in my life.'' He's third on UAB's career rushing charts with 2,337 yards. Reaves ran for 928 yards and 12 touchdowns last season after earning first-team All-Conference USA honors as a sophomore. He finished with...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB beats Newberry 96-75

Chad Frazier scored 18 points Saturday and CJ Washington added 17 and grabbed 10 rebounds as UAB beat Division II Newberry 96-75. Ranked first in rebounds with 48.4 per game, UAB (11-3) outrebounded Newberry (8-3) 50-23 and shot 47.9 percent from the field to 40 percent. Fahro Alihodzic and Robert Williams each scored 14 for UAB and Rod Rucker and Jordan Swing added 11 apiece....
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UAB Blazers coach Jerod Haase engages in awkward fist bump

Roy Williams apparently didn't develop UAB Blazers coach Jerod Haase's fist-bump game while Haase played and coached under him.
Via Gamedayr
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UAB defeats Chattanooga 67-52

Jordan Swing scored 17 points as UAB defeated Chattanooga 67-52 on Wednesday night. Chad Frazier had 15 points with six rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals. Rod Rucker scored 14 points with three assists and grabbed six rebounds. UAB was 45.5 percent from the field overall and hit 68.8 percent from the line. The Blazers (9-2) jumped to a 10-4 lead early in the first period...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

UAB runs away from Georgia Southern, 84-62

Chad Frazier scored 19 points as crisp-shooting Alabama-Birmingham used a big first half to knock off Georgia Southern Sunday night, 84-62. The Blazers (8-2) built a 20-point lead at intermission, taking a 41-21 lead. Brian Holmes drilled a 3-pointer to give the Eagles (5-6) a 21-15 lead with 7:45 left to play in the first half but did not score again until Marvin Baynham converted...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UAB gets by Northeastern 74-69

Fahro Alihodzic and Robert Williams combined for seven points in the final 90 seconds to assure UAB a 74-69 win over Northeastern Saturday night. Alihodzic, who had 13 points, made a layup and two free throws in the final seconds and Williams contributed two free throws as UAB (7-2) outscored Northeastern 7-1 to end the game. Northeastern (2-7) held a 68-67 advantage on two Scott...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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