1996 UAB Blazers football team

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1996 UAB Blazers football
Conference Independent
1996 record 5–6
Head coach Watson Brown
Home stadium Legion Field
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Army           10 2  
Navy           9 3  
#19 Notre Dame           9 3  
East Carolina           8 3  
Louisiana Tech           6 5  
UAB           5 6  
UCF           5 6  
Southwestern Louisiana           5 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 6  
Arkansas State           4 7  
Northern Illinois           1 10  
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season, and was the sixth team fielded by the school. The Blazers' head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his second season as the UAB's head coach. They played their home games at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama and competed as a Division I-A Independent. The Blazers would finish their inaugural season at the I-A level with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
August 31 at Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 0–29   80,645
September 7 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 15–39   30,057
September 14 Arkansas State Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 42–17   18,236
September 21 Jacksonville State Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 24–17   19,567
October 5 Western Kentucky Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 24–0   14,107
October 19 Southwestern Louisianadagger Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 39–29   16,327
October 26 at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 31–35   11,320
November 2 at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN L 15–31   30,153
November 9 UCF Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 13–35   12,500
November 16 Cincinnati Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 14–34   15,000
November 21 Charleston Southern Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 49–13   6,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-19.