Football | 5/2/2015

UAB's Nelson And Backman Selected In 2015 NFL Draft

Former UAB football players J.J. Nelson and Kennard Backman were selected in the 2015 NFL draft on Saturday. Nelson was drafted in the fifth round by the Arizona Cardinals, while Backman was a sixth-round selection by the Green Bay Packers. READ MORE »

Football | 4/2/2015

Nelson Earns Jet Award Most Valuable Kick Returner Honor

National collegiate sports figures will gather in Omaha, Neb. on Thursday to recognize several outstanding athletes, including UAB All-American J.J. Nelson. READ MORE »

Football | 1/17/2015

Walter Camp All-America Weekend Concludes For J.J. Nelson

The Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America weekend officially concluded Saturday night with the 48th Annual Walter Camp Awards Dinner, held at the Yale Commons Dining Hall. READ MORE »

Football | 1/16/2015

J.J. Nelson Walter Camp All-America Weekend Recap

J.J. Nelson, UAB football's first-ever Walter Camp All-American, has completed day two of the three-day weekend in New Haven, Conn for the celebration of the 125th Walter Camp All-America Team. UABSports.com has been with J.J. throughout the duration taking photos of the various events and those photos can be accessed in the link above. READ MORE »

Football | 1/15/2015

Backman, Noriega Invited To College Gridiron Showcase Game

UAB tight end Kennard Backman and long snapper Dallas Noriega will represent the Blazers in the Jan. 31 College Gridiron Showcase Game in Arlington, Texas. READ MORE »

Football | 1/9/2015

Nelson Earns 2014 CFPA Kickoff Returner Trophy

UAB senior J.J. Nelson has earned the 2014 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Kickoff Returner Trophy, as announced by the organization. Nelson is the first UAB player to earn an annual honor from CFPA. READ MORE »

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