UAB Announces Football Series With South Alabama

UAB and South Alabama will play on the football field for the first time in 2015.

Jan. 10, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- UAB will play South Alabama on the football field for the first time in 2015, officials from the schools announced on Friday.

The Blazers and Jaguars will meet in consecutive seasons -- 2015 and 2016 -- with one game in Birmingham and a return contest in Mobile.

UAB is scheduled to play South Alabama at Legion Field on Sept. 19, 2015 and will travel to Mobile the following season to meet the Jags on Sept. 10, 2016.

South Alabama just completed its fifth season of intercollegiate competition and their second as a member of the Sun Belt Conference. The Jaguars finished the 2013 campaign with a 6-6 record and were 4-3 (tied for fourth place) in the Sun Belt.