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89dAlex Scarborough

Football sweeps through Alabama (yes, even in April)

Sure, Alabama's A-Day is one of the biggest April draws in the Heart of Dixie. But make no mistake, spring games at UAB and Troy also provide a window into a college-football-crazed state.

UAB marks return to football with spring game (0:54)
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112dAlex Scarborough

UAB returns to field after two-season hiatus

Although it was only a scrimmage, players for the UAB football team were excited to be back on the field after a two-season absence. The university initially shuttered the program in 2014.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

UAB football is back, and fans came out to welcome the team to the stadium for its spring game today.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

UAB brought back its football program in 2015. On Saturday, the Blazers will hold their spring game, continuing their march toward a return to competition on Sept. 2 against Alabama A&M.

David Ching
400dBrett McMurphy

UAB football rebirth continues with $20M building

UAB, which is making its way back after shutting down its football program in 2014, has gotten approval to build a $20 million operations building and a covered practice field.

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Family of UAB's Bryant still mulling organ donation

The family of UAB running back Greg Bryant, who was declared brain dead Sunday morning, says he is still hooked to machines while his parents decide whether to allow the donation of his organs.

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Authorities: UAB RB Bryant declared brain dead

UAB running back Gregory Bryant has been declared brain dead, one day after he was found shot in a car on Interstate 95 in South Florida, according to authorities in West Palm Beach.

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441dMatt Fortuna

UAB RB Bryant critical after found shot in car

Greg Bryant is in critical condition after the UAB running back and another man were found shot in a car Saturday in West Palm Beach, Florida.

David Ching
486dDavid Ching

How UAB football came back to life: An oral history

When UAB cancelled its football program, the players scattered across the country. With the Blazers back and preparing for the 2017 season, here's where everyone on that team ended up.

David Ching ESPN Staff Writer 

Former UAB player Roddy White is among the Blazers alums who are in attendance at Saturday's open practice.

David Ching ESPN Staff Writer 

UAB football has been officially "back" since last June. Today is one of the first visible signs of the Blazers' return for fans. More than a year ahead of its first game since the program's reinstatement, Bill Clark's team is holding an open practice on campus. Ten minutes after practice started, there are already several hundred fans here to watch.

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UAB students vote to help support football team

An overwhelming majority of UAB students voters favored a self-imposed fee of $25 per semester that will go toward supporting the reinstatement of the football, bowling and rifle teams.

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UAB football to return in 2017

UAB will also reintroduce rifle competition this year and bowling in 2016. Said football coach Bill Clark: "Like our fans, I wanted to light the scoreboard much sooner, but doing it right is more important than doing it fast, and this was our best option. We want a program that is here to stay."

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