BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The UAB Blazers are back in action and they’re getting the city pumped up ahead of Saturday’s kickoff. It’s the first time the Blazers have hit the gridiron since the 2014 season.
Blazers’ Football Character Coach Tim Alexander, football student-athletes, and spirit squad members visited local schools with a fun, high-energy assembly called UAB and Me.
Alexander used the assemblies to teach lessons of perseverance and teamwork to students. Hall Kent Elementary Principal Kiana Coleman says Alexander also helped reinforce behavioral goals for the school year.
UAB and Me stopped by several schools: Hall Kent Elementary, Fultondale Elementary, Glen Iris Elementary, Central Elementary, and Rocky Ridge Elementary.