UAB RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
23 days ago  |  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

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

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

UAB lineman John Hix suffers nasty leg injury

UAB junior offensive lineman John Hix was carted off the field late in the fourth quarter against Rice after suffering a leg injury. Hix appeared to get tangled up with one of the Rice players and had his right leg bent the wrong direction. The leg injury was so bad that FOX Sports 1 reportedly […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: UAB OL John Hix suffers brutal leg injury

On Thursday night, UAB offensive lineman John Hix suffered a brutal leg injury. FOX Sports 1 compared it to Kevin Ware.
Via Gamedayr
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UAB defeats Columbus St. 76-56

CJ Washington led all scorers with 17 points as the University of Alabama-Birmingham defeated Columbus State 76-56 in an exhibition game Friday night. It is the second game in a row where Washington, in his first season at UAB, has led all Blazers in scoring. He was 6 of 11 and hit two 3-pointers. UAB hit three of its first five shots before CSU responded with six of the game&...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UAB seals a 52-28 victory over Northwestern St.

Darrin Reaves led UAB in rushing and picked up two touchdowns to seal a 52-28 victory against Northwestern State on Saturday. Reaves rushed for a 50-yard TD halfway through the third quarter to make the score 45-21 in favor of the Blazers (1-2). He ended the game with 17 carries for 178 yards in UAB's first home game of the season. Jamarcus Nelson scored his own pair of touchdowns...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 105 UAB Blazers season preview

No. 105 UAB Blazers (3-9) Coach Garrick McGee (second year, 3-9 at UAB and overall)Returning Starters: 14, 5 offense, 7 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 99 Garrick McGee knows offense, but UAB’s defense was one of the worst in the country last year, ranking 114th in scoring defense at nearly 38 points per game. In order for the Blazers to produce their first winning...
Via College Football Universe
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

VU WBB: Vandy 69, UAB 54

Three Dores scored in double figures as Vanderbilt defeated the UAB Blazers 69-54 Thursday night in Memorial Gym. Christina Foggie led all scorers with 19 points. Tiffany Clarke added 14, and Kady Schrann scored 11. Heather Bowe was the team's leading rebounder with nine.
Via vanderbilt.scout.com
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

UAB seeking coach who can win games, fans

The UAB Blazers are searching for a football coach who can win games and win over the community. Athletic director Brian Mackin said Monday building enough support for an on-campus stadium will be critical to the long-term success of the program. Mackin will lead a national search to replace Neil Callaway, who was fired Sunday after posting losing records in each of his five seasons...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Blazers vs Golden Eagles Preview

Nov 17, 8:00 PM | Turf of Legion Field Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Odds 9-1TEAM RECORD2-8 Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Thursday when the Blazers host the Golden Eagles at Legion Field in Week 12 action. The Blazers sport records of 2-8 and 6-4 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Golden Eagles sit at 9-1 and 7-3 ATS on the season. The over...
Via Odds Shark NCAAF Previews
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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