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UAB beats Alabama A&M 41-14 on Vinson's 5 TDs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) D.J. Vinson ran for a career-high five touchdowns to lift UAB to a 41-14 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday. Vinson had 106 yards on 25 carries for the Blazers (2-1). Cody Clements threw 18 of 23 for 228 yards. Vinson scored three rushing touchdowns in the second quarter, taking UAB from a 14-point deficit to a 21-14 halftime lead. He and Ja'Won Arrington...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
9 days ago  |  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

UAB defensive end Diaheem Watkins trying to get back from shoulder injury

It's another spring and another time to rehab for UAB defensive end Diaheem Watkins. This spring, Watkins is out after right shoulder surgery in December. He tore his labrum against Middle Tennessee in early November, but returned to finish out the season. He had the same surgery after last season, and was also recovering from a midseason injury that ended his season when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blazers Open Spring Drills On Wednesday

Head coach Bill Clark and his staff will take to the practice field for the first time at UAB this week as the Blazers open spring drills Wednesday. The Blazers will hold the first of 15 spring sessions Wednesday under the guidance of Clark, who was introduced as UAB's new head coach on Jan. 22. Clark, who came to UAB after a record-breaking season at Jacksonville State'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Baseball Heads to UAB

The Arkansas State Red Wolves take their 5-4 record to Birmingham, Alabama to face the 8-1 UAB Blazers in a three game set this weekend. The Red Wolves hope to extend their two game winning streak while UAB is set on getting their hot start back on track.
Via arkansasstate.scout.com
February 28, 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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

HD VIDEOS: Freshmen postgame

Following the Tigers' 86-63 win over the UAB Blazers Saturday afternoon, TSD's Ben Love caught up with LSU freshmen Jarell Martin, Jordan Mickey and Tim Quarterman. Watch their reactions to the Tigers' win inside in HD.
Via louisianastate.scout.com
December 21, 2013  |  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 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

UAB upsets No. 16 North Carolina, 63-59

Roy Williams was mostly focused on his North Carolina team after getting beat by UAB and coach Jerod Haase. Williams watched his 16th-ranked Tar Heels get outrebounded badly, struggle from the perimeter and fall 63-59 to the Blazers on Sunday. That was enough to occupy his mind, but not to wipe out the pride he felt for his protege. ''It was hard at the end of the game...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Coaching protégé beats mentor as UAB upsets No. 16 North Carolina

Chad Frazier scored 25 points and UAB made three free throws over the final 6.6 seconds to preserve a 63-59 upset of No. 16 North Carolina on Sunday. Jordan Swing hit two free throws and Robert Williams made 1 of 2 to help the Blazers (6-2) hold on after losing most of a 14-point second half lead. Marcus Paige missed two contested 3-pointers in one late possession and the Tar Heels...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Mississippi breaks drought, beats UAB 62-27

Nick Mullens threw a career-high five touchdown passes and rushed for another on Saturday as Southern Miss secured its first victory of the season, 62-27 over UAB. The Golden Eagles (1-11, 1-7 Conference USA) trailed by eight points at the start of the third quarter. Mullens led a 28-0 rally with three touchdown passes and a 1-yard touchdown rush to put Southern Miss ahead by 20...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington, UAB hold off Florida A&M 85-73

C.J. Washington scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as UAB defeated Florida A&M 85-73 Wednesday afternoon. Washington, a 6-8 junior college transfer out of Florida, has led the Blazers (5-2) in scoring four times this season. Rod Rucker and Chad Frazier split 34 points and Robert Williams came off the bench to score 14. UAB continued its strong rebounding...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Frazier's 32 lead UAB to 87-74 victory

Chad Frazier scored 32 points and UAB bounced back from a double-overtime defeat to No. 19 New Mexico with an 87-74 victory over Nebraska at the Charleston Classic on Friday. Frazier reached the 30-point level for a second straight game, notching a career-high 34 in the 97-94 loss to the Lobos. UAB (4-1) will face either Georgia or Temple in Sunday's fifth-place game. Nebraska...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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