From The Jefferson County Journal staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – Jan. 18 was designated as UAB Blazers Football day by the city of Birmingham, in addition a parade will be held that day to honor the program, according to WBRC.
“UAB already means so much to Birmingham in terms of jobs, economic impact and the education it provides it students.” Said Mayor Randall Woodfin in a statement. “And, now this team has shown the entire nation what Birmingham is all about – resiliency, perseverance and teamwork.
WBRC reported that the 2018 Blazers won the program’s first Conference USA championship and scored their first bowl game win against Norther Illinois at the Boca Raton Bowl.