The University of Alabama Birmingham Blazers football team is one of the rising brands in the South. The Blazers first started playing football in 1991, and have made a tear through the ranks of college football ever since. Despite only fielding a team for a little over 2 decades, the Blazers have already won over 110 games, and have drawn some of the South’s best talent to Birmingham. UAB became a member of the Division I FBS Division in 1996, and have competed at the highest level of the sport ever since. In 2004 the Blazers played their first bowl game, placing the team in the national spotlight. In 1999 the Blazers joined Conference USA, which placed the program in one of the toughest conferences in the country and allowed the team to strive towards a conference championship. A number of the most memorable college football players over the last 3 decades have worn the Green and Old Gold of UAB including, Matt McCants, Bryan Thomas, Joe Webb, and Roddy White. UAB is known for having a talent rich team and has quickly become one of the most exciting programs in C-USA. Legion Field is one of the iconic football venues in the South and the old stadium comes to life for Blazers game day. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for UAB Blazers football tickets.
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UAB Blazers Football at Legion Field Address: 400 Graymont Avenue West, Birmingham, Alabama, 35204
The University of Alabama Birmingham Blazers football team plays their home games at Legion field in Birmingham, Alabama. Legion Field has been home to the Blazers since 1991, and can seat over 70,000 fans. The stadium has a long history that dates back to 1927, earning it the nicknames the “Football Capital of the South,” and the “Old Gray Lady.” Legion Field hosted the Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn from 1948-1988. The Stadium has also been home to the Dixie Bowl, All-American Bowl, various professional football teams, and is currently the home for the BBVA Compass Bowl each year. When the Blazers moved into the stadium in 1991 it already had a long history and tradition. But UAB has put their own stamp on Legion Field and it becomes more and more the home of the Blazers each season. The size of the stadium places it among the largest in C-USA, and it is consistently one of the loudest venues in the conference.
UAB vs. Memphis
Known as the Battle for the Bones, this matchup began in the Blazers inaugural season in the FBS Division in 1997, and has been played almost every year since. In reference to the importance of barbeque to both Birmingham and Memphis, the winner of the game is awarded a 100 pound bronze rack of ribs trophy. The Blazers currently lead the series that has become known for smash-mouth football. If you are looking for one Blazers game to attend each year, this is one of the best.
UAB vs. Southern Miss
The schools first met on the gridiron in 2000, and have played every year since. This series has been unbelievably close with 4 of the first 5 games being decided by 5 points or less, and over half of the games won by less than 10 points. Southern Miss currently leads the series, but the Blazers have owned the last half-decade. Few series have erupted onto the college football landscape with the competitiveness of this one, and it has quickly become one of the gems of the C-USA schedule.
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How can I buy cheap UAB Blazers tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of UAB Blazers football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. UAB tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee Conference USA opponents like Southern Miss, FIU, and Rice can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase UAB tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 UAB Blazers football schedule?
The Blazers 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by Conference USA. UAB plays in Conference USA’s East Division, which means games against FAU, Marshall, FIU, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, and Southern Miss. Game times are announced by Conference USA as soon as the TV schedule is set. UAB’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Memphis in the Battle for the Bones. If you are looking for Blazers news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official UAB Blazers team roster.
Can I buy UAB Blazers football season tickets?
UAB Blazers season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase UAB football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Legion Field.
What is the best UAB rivalry game during the season?
UAB has a number of great rivalries, but the shear competitiveness of the game with Southern Miss separates it from the rest. The first game in this series was a double overtime thriller that set the state for two decades of unbelievably close games. Seeing a game between the Blazers and Golden Eagles that is decided by more than 10 points has been a rarity, and the following behind the game has only continued to grow each and every year. With the Blazers in C-USA’s East Division and the Golden Eagles in the West, it is only a matter of time before this great rivalry takes place in the C-USA Championship game.
What is the best game day tradition at a Blazers home game?
Two Hours before kickoff at Legion field, the UAB football team arrives at the stadium and takes part in the Blazers Walk. As the players and coaches unload off of the bus, they are greeted with a tunnel of fans, students, the Marching Blazers, Golden Girls, and Cheerleaders. There is tons of energy in the air, and lots of Blazers pride. The band plays the Blazer Victory and Fight songs, and the fans and cheerleaders high five and cheer on their favorite Blazers players. This tradition is a great way to take a break from tailgating at Blazers Village, and some of the most fun you will have on game day at Legion Field.