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2017 Schedule
6th in C-USA - East
OTL: Rich getting richer (4:25)
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280dBrett 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.

UAB football has hope and potential (3:15)
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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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322dMatt 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.

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366dDavid 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.

Jake Ganus: A Second Chance (4:14)
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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.

Toughest job in college football (1:44)

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."

UAB signs first player to restart program

Offensive lineman Tyler Jones, who redshirted at Memphis last season, will join the program that was revived June 1 after being shut down after last season for financial reasons. The school has not said when it will resume playing.

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UAB signs first player since reinstating football

Former Memphis offensive lineman Tyler Jones has signed a financial aid agreement to attend UAB. Jones is the first football player signed since plans were announced to restart the program.


The Herd on UAB football, 2015 NFL season

Colin Cowherd covers the reinstatement of UAB football and makes predictions for the 2015 NFL season. Plus, seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry joins the show.