2011 UAB Blazers football team

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The 2011 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Blazers, led by fifth year head coach Neil Callaway, played their home games at Legion Field and competed in the East Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 3–9, 3–5 in C-USA play to finish in a tie for fourth place in the East Division.

Head coach Neil Callaway was fired at the end of the season after a five-year record of 18–42.


Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 7:00 PM at #18 Florida* Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL FSN L 0–39   87,473
September 17 3:00 PM Tulane Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 10–49   17,658
September 24 3:30 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC L 23–28   50,023
October 1 6:00 PM at Troy* Veterans Memorial StadiumTroy, AL (Rivalry) SportSouth L 23–24   18,044
October 8 11:00 AM Mississippi State* Legion Field • Birmingham, AL FSN L 3–21   28,351
October 15 7:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK CBSSN L 20–37   21,494
October 20 7:00 PM UCF Legion Field • Birmingham, AL CSS W 26–24   8,872
October 29 11:00 AM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV CSS L 14–59   20,735
November 5 6:00 PM #14 Houston Legion Field • Birmingham, AL CBSSN L 13–56   13,909
November 12 3:15 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Battle for the Bones) W 41–35   17,848
November 17 7:00 PM #22 Southern Mississippi Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Rivalry) CBSSN W 34–31   14,103
November 26 6:00 PM at Florida Atlantic* FAU StadiumBoca Raton, FL L 35–38   12,044
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: "UAB Announces 2011 Football Schedule". University of Alabama at Birmingham Athletics Media Relations - UABSports.com. Retrieved March 16, 2011.