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UAB Football graphics installation underway in operations building lobby. Brand new!

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Seems to be some confusion regarding UAB football green helmets I posted Tuesday, so I followed up. Here's the deal: ‪Primary helmets are gold or white, with multiple face mask color options. ‪But yes, absolutely per the source, the green alternate "is always an option," head coach Bill Clark told me. So there you go.


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Quick tour of UAB Coach Bill Clark's office and the Legacy Pavilion covered practice field.

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The new football locker room at the University of Alabama Birmingham is slightly nicer than the "dentist's office" they left behind in 2014.

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Great to spend the next couple days w Coach Bill Clark and the boys. Lotta passion and enthusiasm round here. Infectious!

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One more UAB helmet for 2017 season.

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University of Alabama Birmingham has some helmet fire in 2017.


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Football is back at the University of Alabama Birmingham. And they're AMPED. Thrilled to be here with 'em.

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12dAlex Scarborough

In death, Greg Bryant inspires a reborn UAB program

A five-star recruit and high-profile juco transfer, Greg Bryant Jr. brought legitimacy to a UAB program that was just coming back. Bryant was shot and killed last year, but as the Blazers prepare to retake the field, they remember his impact.

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Rebooted UAB holds first fall camp since '14

Some 32 months after UAB shut down its football program citing lack of financial resources, the Blazers returned to the practice field and held their first day of fall camp in preparation for the Sept. 2 opener against Alabama A&M.

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116dAlex 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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139dAlex 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.

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427dBrett 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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468dMatt 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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513dDavid 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.

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