Blazers-Green Wave will kick off Saturday at 2:30 p.m. CT
Blazers, Cougars meet Saturday at 11 a.m. CT at Robertson Stadium on Fox Sports
The Blazers held an early 9-0 advantage, but fell 29-15 to the Buckeyes
Perry tosses three touchdowns, Nelson grabs two for Green team
Freshman kicker booted game-winning 40-yarder vs. UCF
Enrolled at UAB in January, 2009 after signing with the Blazers in December ... came to UAB after two years at Fort Scott CC in Kansas; played as a freshman there in 2007 but sat out 2008 campaign ... was welcome addition back on field for Blazers last season after suffering season-ending injury during 2010 preseason camp ... also sees action as kick return specialist ... was granted a sixth year of eligibility by NCAA ... started all 12 games last season and has made 15 career starts for the Blazers in the two seasons he's been healthy ...has 44 career receptions at UAB for 667 yards with two touchdowns ... has averaged 15.2 yards per catch.
2011: Was team's third-leading receiver in 2011 with 29 catches for 390 yards and one touchdown ... also had 20 kick returns last season for team-best 22.8 average with 92-yard TD return against Tulane ... his 92-yard return tied UAB mark for longest kick return in school history ... had five kick returns for 194 yards vs. Tulane, the latter a UAB record ... was named C-USA Special Teams Player-of-the-Week following performance against the Green Wave.
2010: Missed entire season after suffering injury during August preseason camp.
2009: Played first season with the Blazers after enrolling in January ... saw action in all 12 games and started three contests ... caught passes in 9-of-12 games ... made starts against Southern Miss, Ole Miss and East Carolina ... finished season as team's No. 4 receiver in receptions (15) and yardage (277) ... averaged a team-high 18.5 yards per catch ... tabbed the Blazers' "Offensive Newcomer of the Year" following the season ... had one touchdown reception during season, a 77-yarder from QB Joe Webb vs. Memphis ... season-best three catches vs. ECU ... in last three games, he recorded five receptions for 151 yards and a touchdown ... in UAB debut vs. Rice in season opener, he had two catches for 51 yards. Junior College: One of seven UAB signees to enroll at UAB in January, 2009 ... spent two seasons at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas ... had outstanding freshman season in 2007 as he caught 48 passes for 784 yards ... ranked second in conference in yards and was fifth in receptions per game (4.4) ... also registered seven touchdown receptions ... was tabbed honorable mention all-conference for 2007 season ... averaged 24.6 yards on six kickoff returns ... was second on team in all-purpose yards as a freshman with 949 ... Fort Scott finished with a 9-3 record and No. 13 national ranking for 2007 season ... was redshirted in 2008.
High School: Attended Colleton County High in Walterboro, S.C. ... earned an invitation to represent South Carolina in the 2006 Shrine Bowl Game ... all-state defensive back in 2006 and 2007 ... finished senior campaign with 16 catches for 342 yards and six touchdowns, an average of 21.4 yards per reception ... also picked up 165 rushing yards on the offensive side of the ball ... defensively, was credited with 60 tackles and netted six interceptions ... tallied 933 receiving yards and seven scores on 58 catches as a junior ... selected to the Charleston Post & Courier's All-Low Country squad ... an all-conference choice ... played a role in reversing fortunes of a Cougar program as a junior that included a 7-5 record and region title in 2005 (after a 3-8 record in 2004) ... coach was Leroy Riley ... owns multiple receiving records at Colleton County ... was clocked at 4.37 in the 40-yard dash ... ranked No. 36 out of South Carolina's Top 100 high school recruits ... ranked as the No. 24 prep safety, according to recruiting analyst Tom Lemming.
Personal: Born Feb. 20, 1989 at Walterboro, S.C. ... son of Tonnette Green and Hubert Fryar ... major is individually designed.