Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, January 28, 2023


Cole Peterson's second time inside the UAB football program is much different than his first

At 24 years old, Cole Peterson is a little more than a year removed from graduating from Youngstown State and is in his early days of serving as UAB’s Executive Director of Football Operations.

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Versatility is a strength for new UAB defensive coordinator Sione Ta'ufo'ou

Sione Ta'ufo'ou has handled a variety of roles during his football coaching career.

College football recruiting roundup: UAB gets commitment from former Auburn receiver Dazalin Worsham

Former Auburn receiver Dazalin Worsham is one of four recent commitments for Trent Dilfer's UAB program.

UAB starting quarterback Dylan Hopkins enters the transfer portal

UAB quarterback Dylan Hopkins the transfer portal after starting for the majority of the past two seasons.

Lyle Henley will remain at the helm of the UAB football strength and conditioning program

UAB football coach Trent Dilfer will retain Lyle Henley as the program's director of athletic performance. Henley has served in that role since 2016.

UAB football signee Trace Campbell didn't take an easy journey to becoming a college football quarterback

Trace Campell, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound Maryland native, has played quarterback, wide receiver, tight end and linebacker in his football career.

Sleep and relaxation took a backseat to helping build UAB's recruiting class for Tristan Henderson

UAB football coach Trent Dilfer praised the efforts of Tristan Henderson as the Blazers built an early signing class with no time to spare.

UAB finishes first phase of 2023 recruiting class with an exclamation point

Defensive end Daniel Harris from Palm Bay High in Florida is 6-foot-6 with 4.4 speed.

UAB running back DeWayne McBride declares for the NFL Draft

DeWayne McBride, an All-American running back, set nine school rushing records this season.

UAB head coach Trent Dilfer discusses his first signing class

Trent Dilfer said he expects 16 signees on the first day of the NCAA Early Signing Period.

UAB football coach Trent Dilfer: 'It's really hard to turn on the news and feel like our country's in a great place'

Incoming UAB head football coach Trent Dilfer was in the Bahamas for the Blazers' appearance in the Hometown Lenders Bahamas Bowl game.

UAB wins the Bahamas Bowl with a late touchdown by Jermaine Brown, Jr. and a game-saving tackle by Reynard Ellis

UAB wins in the final game for interim head coach Bryant Vincent and the current Blazers' staff.

Paradise is the setting as UAB senior Noah Wilder and his teammates end the 2022 season in the Bahamas Bowl

Noah Wilder will end his UAB as the third leading tackler in program history.

UAB defensive lineman Fish McWilliams closes out an outstanding season in Friday's Bahamas Bowl

UAB closes the 2022 season on Friday in the Bahamas Bowl against Miami of Ohio.

UAB and Troy open the bowl season with back-to-back games on Friday; Mobile plays host to the Lending Tree Bowl on Saturday

UAB's trip to paradise ends with a game against Miami of Ohio. Troy and UTSA features conference champ vs. conference champ.

UAB offensive lineman Quincy McGee develops from question mark into an all-conference player

UAB offensive guard Quincy McGee was an All-Conference USA second team selection for his play this fall.

UAB recruiting weekend includes a pair of previous in-state commitments

Oak Mountain defensive end Emmanuel Waller will sign with UAB and St. Pauls defensive back Christopher Bracy also appears solidly committed to the Blazers.

UAB running back Jermaine Brown Jr. has opportunity to become a 1,000-yard rusher this season

It would take a big game in the Bahamas Bowl, but UAB running back Jermaine Brown Jr. is 168 yards short of reaching 1,000 yards this season.

Samford ends the football season with a loss at perennial power North Dakota State in the FCS playoff quarterfinals

Samford ends a historic season while North Dakota State continues in search of a 10th FCS national title.

Local recruit Emmanuel Waller part of an important official visit weekend for UAB

Emmanuel Waller is part of a group of recruits expected to be at UAB this weekend.

UAB running back DeWayne McBride selected to the Walter Camp All-American football team

UAB running back DeWayne McBride is the second player in program history selected to the prestigious Walter Camp All-American team.

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UAB football head coach Trent Dilfer hires Sione Ta'ufo'ou as program's defensive coordinator

Sione Ta'ufo'ou will serve as UAB's defensive coordinator on Trent Dilfer's first coaching staff at the school.

UAB running back DeWayne McBride selected C-USA Offensive Player of the Year

UAB running back DeWayne McBride is the nation's leading rusher.

UAB back on the practice field preparing for the Bahamas Bowl

UAB will conclude the 2022 season on Dec. 16 against Miami of Ohio in the Bahamas Bowl.

UAB puts five on the All-Conference Football first team

UAB places 20 players on the All-Conference USA first team, second team and honorable mention.

UAB football coach Trent Dilfer hires the first pair of coaches for his staff

Trent Dilfer's first coaching staff at UAB is starting to take shape.

Game planning and bowl game prep on the agenda for Bryant Vincent

Bryant Vincent, who has one more game in his tenure as the UAB football interim head coach, is focused on preparing his team to win the Bahamas Bowl.

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