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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

UAB dismisses leading WR Williams

UAB wide receiver Jackie Williams has been dismissed from the team. Blazers coach Garrick McGee announced Friday that Williams, the team's leading receiver last year, was let go for ''undisclosed reasons.'' McGee says in a statement released by the school: ''Jackie is a good kid and a good player, but what's best for our football program is that...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 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

Gamecocks Podcast: 50th Episode & UAB Review

This is our 50th episode of the Gamecocks Podcast and in this session we review the South Carolina Gamecocks win against the UAB Blazers.As noted, this is our 50th episode which is truly special for a bunch of South Carolina guys. The LOHD blog podcast is the oldest Gamecocks podcast around and it is something that we love doing. Take a listen as we review the UAB win and do join with...
Via Leftover Hot Dog
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Betting Matchup Report

Jan 14, 2:00 PM | Reed Green Coliseum UAB Blazers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds 5-10TEAM RECORD15-3 The UAB Blazers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Eagles in Southern Miss at Reed Green Coliseum on Saturday in college basketball action. Southern Miss battles the Blazers, currently sitting with a 5-10 mark (4-8-1 ATS...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

UAB Blazers vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs Preview

Dec 31, 3:00 PM | Bartow Arena Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs UAB Blazers Odds 2-6TEAM RECORD4-7 The UAB Blazers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs at Bartow Arena on Saturday in NCAAB play. The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while...
Via Odds Shark NCAAB Previews
December 31, 2011  |  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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