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UAB names Cody Clements starting quarterback vs Troy

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UAB will open the season with Cody Clements at quarterback. Clements, a junior college transfer from Cerritos College in California, beat out redshirt freshman Jeremiah Briscoe for the starting job.

UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

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The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...

UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship Video included

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UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.

Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

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Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.

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  • C-USA commissioner says league has bright future

    C-USA commissioner says league has bright future

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:29:27 GMT
    The commissioner of Conference USA sees his league at a "pivot point" with a bright future at a time when he says intercollegiate athletics are transitioning from conference realignment to system realignment.More >>
    The commissioner of Conference USA sees his league at a "pivot point" with a bright future at a time when he says intercollegiate athletics are transitioning from conference realignment to system realignment.
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  • UAB gets commitment from JUCO receiver/returner

    UAB gets commitment from JUCO receiver/returner

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:17:31 GMT
    Alex Byers is set to return to his southeast roots. The junior college wide receiver and return man committed to UAB. He's the ninth member of the Blazers 2015 recruiting class.More >>
    Alex Byers is set to return to his southeast roots. The junior college wide receiver and return man committed to UAB. He's the ninth member of the Blazers 2015 recruiting class.More >>
  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:25:52 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.More >>
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB players on Lombardi Award watch list radar

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB players on Lombardi Award watch list radar

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:16:22 GMT
    College football released it's latest award watch list, complete with many of same names Auburn and Alabama fans are used to hearing.More >>
    College football released it's latest award watch list, complete with many of same names Auburn and Alabama fans are used to hearing.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Mackey Award watch list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Mackey Award watch list

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:40:33 GMT
    Alabama's O.J. Howard, Auburn's C.J. Uzomah and UAB's Kennard Backman are on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, which goes to the nation's top tight end.More >>
    Alabama's O.J. Howard, Auburn's C.J. Uzomah and UAB's Kennard Backman are on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, which goes to the nation's top tight end.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB, JSU represented on college football watch lists

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB, JSU represented on college football watch lists

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:15:11 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will carry star power into the 2014 season.The top college football awards will release their preseason watch-lists this week and many of the names will be familiar to fans.Alabama defensive back and return man Christion Jones and UAB receiver and return man J.J. Nelson are on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, presented to the most versatile player in major college football.Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, running backs Derrick Henry and T.J. Yeldon, and receiver Amar...More >>
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will carry star power into the 2014 season.The top college football awards will release their preseason watch-lists this week and many of the names will be familiar to fans.Alabama defensive back and return man Christion Jones and UAB receiver and return man J.J. Nelson are on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, presented to the most versatile player in major college football.Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, running backs Derrick Henry and T.J. Yeldon, and receiver Amar...More >>
  • UAB's Paul Dunne qualifies for The Open Championship

    UAB's Paul Dunne qualifies for The Open Championship

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-02 03:04:20 GMT
    Paul Dunne will take aim at Royal Liverpool and the oldest of golf's majors championships.The UAB golfer qualified for this months Open Championship after he earned individual medalist honors at the Woburn final qualifying. Dunne finished 10-under-134 at the two round tournament.More >>
    Paul Dunne will take aim at Royal Liverpool and the oldest of golf's majors championships.The UAB golfer qualified for this months Open Championship after he earned individual medalist honors at the Woburn final qualifying. Dunne finished 10-under-134 at the two round tournament.More >>
  • UAB's Alan Murray named National Coach of the Year by Golfweek

    UAB's Alan Murray named National Coach of the Year by Golfweek

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-06-17 19:52:35 GMT
    UAB men's golf coach Alan Murray capped an impressive head coaching debut with an impressive honor.The Blazers first-year head coach was named the National Coach of the Year by Golfweek. Murray led UAB to its fifth NCAA Championships appearance. It placed 21st at the championships, the second-best finish in program history."It comes down to the kids," Murray said in an interview with Golfweek. "If they don't buy in, if they don't want to work hard, it's going to be tough. I am really lucky th...More >>
    UAB men's golf coach Alan Murray capped an impressive head coaching debut with an impressive honor.The Blazers first-year head coach was named the National Coach of the Year by Golfweek. Murray led UAB to its fifth NCAA Championships appearance. It placed 21st at the championships, the second-best finish in program history."It comes down to the kids," Murray said in an interview with Golfweek. "If they don't buy in, if they don't want to work hard, it's going to be tough. I am really lucky th...More >>
  • UAB's Chad Frazier arrested and charged with third-degree domestic violence

    UAB's Chad Frazier arrested and charged with third-degree domestic violence

    Thursday, June 5 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-06-05 23:54:44 GMT
    UAB senior point guard Chad Frazier was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree domestic violence stemming from an incident in April.More >>
    UAB senior point guard Chad Frazier was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree domestic violence stemming from an incident in April.
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  • Report: former Homewood player Dirk Williams commits to UAB basketball

    Report: former Homewood player Dirk Williams commits to UAB basketball

    Thursday, June 5 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-06-05 22:19:57 GMT
    Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com reports that Tallahassee Community College wing Dirk Williams has committed to sign with UAB and be part of the Blazers 2015 signing class.Williams attended Homewood High School before transferring to Williamsburg Christian Academy in Florida for his senior season.The 6-foot-5, 175 pound Williams average 11.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 25 games last season at Tallahassee Community College.More >>
    Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com reports that Tallahassee Community College wing Dirk Williams has committed to sign with UAB and be part of the Blazers 2015 signing class.Williams attended Homewood High School before transferring to Williamsburg Christian Academy in Florida for his senior season.The 6-foot-5, 175 pound Williams average 11.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 25 games last season at Tallahassee Community College.More >>
  • Birmingham will host 2015 C-USA basketball tournaments

    Birmingham will host 2015 C-USA basketball tournaments

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-05-13 19:37:35 GMT
    Postseason basketball is coming back to Birmingham.Conference USA announced that it's postseason basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham in 2015. The men's tournament will be played at the BJCC, and the early rounds of the women's tournament will be played at Bartow Arena before moving to the BJCC for the semifinals and the title game.It will be the first time since 1999 that Birmingham has hosted the C-USA Basketball Tournament."My first reaction is just excitement," UAB coach Jero...More >>
    Postseason basketball is coming back to Birmingham.Conference USA announced that it's postseason basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham in 2015. The men's tournament will be played at the BJCC, and the early rounds of the women's tournament will be played at Bartow Arena before moving to the BJCC for the semifinals and the title game.It will be the first time since 1999 that Birmingham has hosted the C-USA Basketball Tournament."My first reaction is just excitement," UAB coach Jero...More >>
  • UAB softball loses to Marshall in opener of C-USA tournament

    UAB softball loses to Marshall in opener of C-USA tournament

    Thursday, May 8 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-05-08 21:53:40 GMT
    Marshall softball continues to have UAB's number.The Herd shutout the Blazers 4-0 in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament in Boca Raton, Fla. It's the third consecutive year Marshall has eliminated UAB at the conference tournament.Marshall scored all of it's runs in the fourth inning off UAB pitcher Leigh Streetman.The Blazers were able to put runners on base but the bats couldn't deliver once the pieces were in place. UAB struck out nine times and left 10 runners on base in the...More >>
    Marshall softball continues to have UAB's number.The Herd shutout the Blazers 4-0 in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament in Boca Raton, Fla. It's the third consecutive year Marshall has eliminated UAB at the conference tournament.Marshall scored all of it's runs in the fourth inning off UAB pitcher Leigh Streetman.The Blazers were able to put runners on base but the bats couldn't deliver once the pieces were in place. UAB struck out nine times and left 10 runners on base in the...More >>
  • Former Center Point star Keonna Farmer leaves Auburn for UAB

    Former Center Point star Keonna Farmer leaves Auburn for UAB

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-30 22:12:45 GMT
    Keonna Farmer will transfer from Auburn and continue her college basketball career at UAB.NCAA transfer rules will force the former Center Point star to sit out the 2014-15 season, but will have three years of eligibility after that."We are extremely excited to welcome Keonna to our Blazer family," UAB coach Randy Norton said in a statement through the school. "She is a hometown kid that takes great pride in our university. Keonna is the full package. She is a high character person, an excell...More >>
    Keonna Farmer will transfer from Auburn and continue her college basketball career at UAB.NCAA transfer rules will force the former Center Point star to sit out the 2014-15 season, but will have three years of eligibility after that."We are extremely excited to welcome Keonna to our Blazer family," UAB coach Randy Norton said in a statement through the school. "She is a hometown kid that takes great pride in our university. Keonna is the full package. She is a high character person, an excell...More >>
  • UAB spring football game is rained out

    UAB spring football game is rained out

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:47:37 GMT
    Wet weather ruined UAB's spring game plans.The Blazers canceled their final spring scrimmage, which was scheduled for Friday night at West Campus Field, due to rain. It will not be made up.Football coachMore >>
    Wet weather ruined UAB's spring game plans.The Blazers canceled their final spring scrimmage, which was scheduled for Friday night at West Campus Field, due to rain. It will not be made up.Football coachMore >>
  • Rosters for golf's Palmer Cup loaded with Birmingham talent

    Rosters for golf's Palmer Cup loaded with Birmingham talent

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:20:37 GMT
    This summer's Palmer Cup will have some Alabama feel.Crimson Tide golfers Robby Shelton and Trey Mullinax, UAB's Paul Dunne and former Mountain Brook Spartan Stewart Jolly will be a part of what couldMore >>
    This summer's Palmer Cup will have some Alabama feel.Crimson Tide golfers Robby Shelton and Trey Mullinax, UAB's Paul Dunne and former Mountain Brook Spartan Stewart Jolly will be a part of what couldMore >>
  • Guard Thaddeus Rideau transferring out of UAB program

    Guard Thaddeus Rideau transferring out of UAB program

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:54:57 GMT
    Thaddeus Rideau is leaving UAB.The school announced that the junior guard has decided to transfer after one season with the Blazers."Thad always had a tremendous attitude and played an important role forMore >>
    Thaddeus Rideau is leaving UAB.The school announced that the junior guard has decided to transfer after one season with the Blazers."Thad always had a tremendous attitude and played an important role forMore >>
  • Former UAB coach Mike Davis will not leave for Jacksonville job

    Former UAB coach Mike Davis will not leave for Jacksonville job

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:55:04 GMT
    Jacksonville University have hired Tony Jasick to be it's new basketball coach.Former UAB coach Mike Davis was rumored to be the front runner for the JU job earlier this week before the school offeredMore >>
    Jacksonville University have hired Tony Jasick to be it's new basketball coach.Former UAB coach Mike Davis was rumored to be the front runner for the JU job earlier this week before the school offeredMore >>
  • Report: Former UAB coach Mike Davis leaves TSU for Jacksonville

    Report: Former UAB coach Mike Davis leaves TSU for Jacksonville

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:04:17 GMT
    Mike Davis will reportedly be the new men's basketball coach at Jacksonville University.The former UAB coach led Texas Southern to the NCAA Tournament this past season, which was his second with the Tigers.TheMore >>
    Mike Davis will reportedly be the new men's basketball coach at Jacksonville University.The former UAB coach led Texas Southern to the NCAA Tournament this past season, which was his second with the Tigers.TheMore >>
  • UAB wants chance to host C-USA postseason tournaments

    UAB wants chance to host C-USA postseason tournaments

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:40:26 GMT
    UAB wants to be players in the postseason game.Blazers athletic director Brian Mackin told AL.com that the school has submitted proposals to bring the Conference USA basketball and baseball tournamentsMore >>
    UAB wants to be players in the postseason game.Blazers athletic director Brian Mackin told AL.com that the school has submitted proposals to bring the Conference USA basketball and baseball tournamentsMore >>
  • Jerod Haase hopes UAB gets chance to play Auburn

    Jerod Haase hopes UAB gets chance to play Auburn

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-03-28 01:50:30 GMT
    Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said he's interested in playing UAB.The Blazers are game too.UAB coach Jerod Haase told AL.com that they have inquired about the possibility of playing Auburn next season, perhapsMore >>
    Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said he's interested in playing UAB.The Blazers are game too.UAB coach Jerod Haase told AL.com that they have inquired about the possibility of playing Auburn next season, perhapsMore >>
  • Former UAB star Joe Webb signs with Carolina Panthers

    Former UAB star Joe Webb signs with Carolina Panthers

    Friday, March 21 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-03-22 00:17:57 GMT
    Joe Webb hopes his new team will let him return to his old position.The former UAB star signed a free agent deal with the Carolina Panthers. Webb spent his first four NFL seasons with Minnesota, who draftedMore >>
    Joe Webb hopes his new team will let him return to his old position.The former UAB star signed a free agent deal with the Carolina Panthers. Webb spent his first four NFL seasons with Minnesota, who draftedMore >>
  • Bill Clark set for first spring practice as UAB head coach

    Bill Clark set for first spring practice as UAB head coach

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-03-11 22:38:07 GMT
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — UAB's Bill Clark knows the challenges of entering spring with a team he's never coached on the practice field, much less in a game. The Blazers' new coach holds his first springMore >>
    UAB's Bill Clark knows the challenges of entering spring with a team he's never coached on the practice field, much less in a game.More >>
  • UAB's Washington returns to practice before C-USA Tournament

    UAB's Washington returns to practice before C-USA Tournament

    Monday, March 10 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-03-10 22:11:36 GMT
    UAB hopes to have C.J. Washington in the lineup when it opens the Conference USA Tournament against Charlotte.Washington returned to practice on Monday with a wrap around his left shoulder. He sufferedMore >>
    UAB hopes to have C.J. Washington in the lineup when it opens the Conference USA Tournament against Charlotte.Washington returned to practice on Monday with a wrap around his left shoulder. He sufferedMore >>
  • UAB's Chad Frazier named first team All-CUSA

    UAB's Chad Frazier named first team All-CUSA

    Monday, March 10 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-03-10 20:58:14 GMT
    UAB's Chad Frazier scored one the biggest individual honors Conference USA has to offer.The Blazers point guard earned a spot on Conference USA's first team after he finished third in the league in scoringMore >>
    UAB's Chad Frazier scored one the biggest individual honors Conference USA has to offer.The Blazers point guard earned a spot on Conference USA's first team after he finished third in the league in scoringMore >>
  • UAB's Elinor Kirk wins C-USA title in 5,000-meter run

    UAB's Elinor Kirk wins C-USA title in 5,000-meter run

    Friday, February 28 2014 9:44 PM EST2014-03-01 02:44:22 GMT
    UAB's Elinor Kirk is off to a fast start at the Conference USA Track Championships.She won the conference title in the 5,000-meter run in a time of 16:35.38 at the C-USA meet, which is being held at theMore >>
    UAB's Elinor Kirk is off to a fast start at the Conference USA Track Championships.She won the conference title in the 5,000-meter run in a time of 16:35.38 at the C-USA meet, which is being held at theMore >>
  • Former Lafayette High star Qua Boyd commits to UAB football

    Former Lafayette High star Qua Boyd commits to UAB football

    Thursday, February 27 2014 6:33 PM EST2014-02-27 23:33:30 GMT
    Fourteen of the 21 football players who signed with UAB this month were junior college transfers.The Blazers plan to have at least one junior college signee in next year's class too, after Qua Boyd committedMore >>
    Fourteen of the 21 football players who signed with UAB this month were junior college transfers.The Blazers plan to have at least one junior college signee in next year's class too, after Qua Boyd committedMore >>
  • Samford baseball hands UAB its first loss of season

    Samford baseball delivers UAB it's first loss of the season

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:11 PM EST2014-02-27 04:11:00 GMT
    Samford baseball flexed it's muscle and pounded the UAB Blazers.Tripp Martin, Heath Quinn and Drew McWhorter hit homeruns in the Bulldogs 13-5 win. The loss is the Blazers first of the season.Samford scoredMore >>
    Samford baseball flexed it's muscle and pounded the UAB Blazers.Tripp Martin, Heath Quinn and Drew McWhorter hit homeruns in the Bulldogs 13-5 win. The loss is the Blazers first of the season.Samford scoredMore >>
  • UAB's Chase Mallard earns another CUSA pitcher of the week honor

    UAB's Chase Mallard earns another CUSA pitcher of the week honor

    Monday, February 24 2014 5:56 PM EST2014-02-24 22:56:41 GMT
    UAB's Chase Mallard is the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week for the second straight week.The right-hander took a no-hitter into the eighth inning of Saturday's 4-0 win over Youngstown State before givingMore >>
    UAB's Chase Mallard is the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week for the second straight week.The right-hander took a no-hitter into the eighth inning of Saturday's 4-0 win over Youngstown State before givingMore >>
  • Alihodzic tip-in lifts UAB past Charlotte, 64-62

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

    Saturday, February 22 2014 7:24 PM EST2014-02-23 00:24:38 GMT
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 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 winMore >>
    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.More >>
  • UAB's balanced attack upends Marshall 68-62

    UAB's balanced attack upends Marshall 68-62

    Friday, February 21 2014 1:07 AM EST2014-02-21 06:07:25 GMT
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Chad Frazier scored 13 points and led a balanced Alabama-Birmingham attack to beat Marshall 68-62 on Thursday night. UAB (16-10, 5-7 Conference USA) led Marshall 30-29 at theMore >>
    Chad Frazier scored 13 points, Robert Williams added 12, leading a balanced UAB attack to beat Marshall 68-62 on Thursday night.More >>