Rise to the Moment of Truth Friday, March 31, 2023


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 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 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 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.

Helping in any way he can is a priority of new UAB head coach Trent Dilfer as the Blazers prepare for the Bahamas Bowl

UAB begins full preparations for the Bahamas Bowl early next week.

Trent Dilfer takes the step from successful high school coach to college coach at UAB

Trent Dilfer, 50, has a long successful football history in many different roles.

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UAB will hold press conference on Wednesday afternoon to announce Trent Dilfer hiring

Trent Dilfer set to become the head football coach at UAB.

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UAB expected to hire Trent Dilfer as head football coach

Former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer is expected to be named as the UAB football coach.

UAB football players taking steps to let university administration know they want Bryant Vincent as head coach

UAB athletics director Mark Ingram said he would like a full-time head coach in place by Monday.

First look at Miami of Ohio, which will play UAB in the Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 16

UAB will play in the Bahamas Bowl for the second time. The Blazers lost to Ohio University in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl.

A long coaching search for UAB athletics director Mark Ingram is nearing the end

UAB interim head coach Bryant Vincent's team ended the regular season with a win at Louisiana Tech.

DeWayne McBride rewrites the UAB record book in UAB's regular season-ending win at Louisiana Tech

DeWayne McBride rushes for 272 yards on a night that UAB wins to reach bowl eligibility.

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Plenty at stake for the UAB football team in the regular season finale at Louisiana Tech

UAB can reach bowl eligibility for the seventh consecutive season with a win on Saturday.

Tuning out the unknown has been part of the process for the UAB coaching staff this season

For the most part, the UAB coaching staff is filled with coaches who have been with the program from the start of the return.

Two players and two coaches from the state are finalists for prestigious FCS national awards

Samford coach Chris Hatcher and quarterback Michael Hiers, Jacksonville State coach Rich Rodriguez and UNA running back ShunDerrick Powell are finalists for national honors.

UAB's defensive attention will be on LSU QB Jayden Daniels

UAB will face LSU on Saturday without outside linebacker Kelle Sanders, who was lost for the season with an injury in last week's win over North Texas.

UAB offensive tackle Kadeem Telfort getting extra work in this week in preparation for the LSU defensive front

The UAB offensive line has its biggest challenge this season with LSU freshman Harold Perkins on the other side of the line of scrimmage.

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