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Birmingham to honor Blazers with special day and parade

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

BIRMINGHAM – Jan. 18 was designated as UAB Blazers Football Day by the city of Birmingham and a parade will be held that day to honor the program, according to WBRC.

“UAB already means so much to Birmingham in terms of jobs, economic impact and the education it provides it students,” Mayor Randall Woodfin said in a statement. “And, now this team has shown the entire nation what Birmingham is all about – resiliency, perseverance and teamwork.”

WBRC reported that the 2018 Blazers won the program’s first Conference USA championship and scored their first bowl game win against Norther Illinois at the Boca Raton Bowl.

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