Oct. 15, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – UAB sophomore defensive end Chris Rabb is the UAB Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced on Tuesday. The honor recognizes Blazer student-athletes who excel on and off their respective playing fields.
This past weekend, Rabb helped the UAB football team to its second victory of the 2013 season. Rabb led the Blazers with 1.5 sacks in the squad’s 27-24 victory at FIU on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Hueytown, Ala. native ranks second on the team in sacks (2) on the year.
Off the field, Rabb is a standout in the classroom, as well. The liberal arts major owns a 3.12 overall GPA. Last year, Rabb was recognized on the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll, which honors student-athletes with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above.
Rabb and the UAB football team will be back in action Saturday, Oct. 26 when it takes on UTSA in San Antonio, Texas.
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