Seriously, UAB? No, be serious. 8,872 was the announced crowd last night for your game against Central Florida? Somebody is being generous to your ass because as we can see from the photo and video provided, that’s the UAB side and there are small pockets of 20-30 people. Add in the band and you might have 900. It’s not like UCF traveled very well. You think they’re leaving Orlando for cold ass Birmingham? Yeah, right.
Kevin Scarbinsky of the Birmingham News wasted very little time this morning calling out the home fans.
Crowd isn’t the word anyone would use to describe this intimate gathering – the announced “attendance” was 8,872 – which makes what the Blazers did on the field all the more remarkable. Despite an 0-6 start, the memory of a 35-point beatdown in this game a year ago and the total absence of any home-field advantage, UAB delivered an inspired performance.
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