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The 2004 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the college football season of 2004, and was the fourteenth team fielded by the school. The Blazers' head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his tenth season as UAB's head coach. They played their home games at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, and competed as a member of Conference USA. The Blazers finished their ninth season at the I-A level, and sixth affiliated with a conference with a record of 7–5 (5–3 C-USA). The Blazers also made their first ever bowl appearance at the 2004 Hawaii Bowl where they were defeated 40–59 by Hawaii.[1]

2004 UAB Blazers football
Hawaii Bowl, L 40–59 vs. Hawaii
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast Division
2004 record7–5 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coachWatson Brown (10th season)
Offensive coordinatorPat Sullivan (6th season)
Defensive coordinatorWayne Bolt (1st season)
Home stadiumLegion Field
(Capacity: 71,594)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 6 Louisville $   8 0         11 1  
Memphis   5 3         8 4  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 5  
Cincinnati   5 3         7 5  
UAB   5 3         7 5  
TCU   3 5         5 6  
Tulane   3 5         5 6  
South Florida   3 5         4 7  
Houston   3 5         3 8  
East Carolina   2 6         2 9  
Army   2 6         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 46:00 p.m.Baylor*W 56–1421,080
September 185:30 p.m.at Florida State*ESPN2L 7–3481,825
September 256:00 p.m.Memphis
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL (Battle for the Bones)
ESPNGPW 35–2827,192
October 26:00 p.m.at CincinnatiW 30–2721,053
October 91:30 p.m.at Mississippi State*W 27–1332,310
October 157:00 p.m.TCU
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
ESPNW 41–2533,280
October 232:30 p.m.at TulaneNo. 24L 55–5922,541
November 36:30 p.m.South Florida
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
L 20–459,220
November 133:00 p.m.Houston 
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
W 20–713,240
November 2012:00 p.m.at ArmyW 20–1427,706
November 272:00 p.m.at Southern MissL 21–2625,604
December 246:00 p.m.vs. Hawaii*ESPNL 40–5939,754
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from BCS
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on 2008-09-28. Retrieved September 19, 2008.