2011 UAB Blazers football team
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.
|September 10||7:00 PM||at No. 18 Florida*||Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, FL||FSN||L 0–39||87,473|
|September 17||3:00 PM||Tulane||Legion Field • Birmingham, AL||L 10–49||17,658|
|September 24||3:30 PM||at East Carolina||Dowdy–Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC||L 23–28||50,023|
|October 1||6:00 PM||at Troy*||Veterans Memorial Stadium • Troy, 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 Stadium • Tulsa, 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 Stadium • Huntington, WV||CSS||L 14–59||20,735|
|November 5||6:00 PM||No. 14 Houston||Legion Field • Birmingham, AL||CBSSN||L 13–56||13,909|
|November 12||3:15 PM||at Memphis||Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN (Battle for the Bones)||W 41–35||17,848|
|November 17||7:00 PM||No. 22 Southern Mississippi||Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Rivalry)||CBSSN||W 34–31||14,103|
|November 26||6:00 PM||at Florida Atlantic*||FAU Stadium • Boca Raton, FL||L 35–38||12,044|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #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.