The wait is over! Today we get to watch UAB football play a game!

We’ve been previewing this game from every angle this week, and we’ll continue to do so every week throughout the year so keep checking The Daily Dragon for previews, recaps, analysis and predictions.


UAB vs. Alabama A&M Game Information:

Who: Alabama A&M (0-0) at UAB (0-0)

Where: Legion Field – Birmingham, Ala.

When: Saturday, September 2 at 2:30 p.m. CT

Where to Watch: Locally on MyTV WABM (Channel 2 on Charter, Channel 68 on Uverse, DirecTV, and Dish)

Where to Watch Online: Stadium (

Where to Listen: FM 100.5 (David Crane, Steve Irvine and Trey Ragland)


Gameday Reading

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According to the Weather Channel, Saturday is shaping up to be a nice day in Birmingham. They’re calling for a high of 83 and a low of 63 with just a 10 percent chance of rain. Winds are expected to be mild at 5-to-10 miles per hour. The sun is expected to set around 7:10, which should be well after the end of the game.

At the start of the game it’s expected to be partly cloudy and around 82 degrees, which would be perfect. The temperate is expected to remain about the same throughout the game.


Pre-Game Events and Activities 

The Blazer Walk will take place 2 hours prior to kickoff (so about 12:30 p.m. CT) at Blazer Village on the west side of Legion Field.

Blazer Village will also have a Fan Zone that will include games, face painting, etc. And this will open four hours prior to game time (so 10:30 a.m. CT) and closed 30 minutes before the game starts.

You can find out more gameday information here.


I hope everyone makes it out to Legion Field for #theReturn. Go Blazers!