2006 UAB Blazers football team

The 2006 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season, and was the sixteenth team fielded by the school. The Blazers' head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his twelfth season, and subsequently final 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 eleventh season at the I-A level, and eighth affiliated with a conference with a record of 3–9 (2–6 C-USA).[1]

2006 UAB Blazers football
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast Division
2006 record3–9 (2–6 C-USA)
Head coachWatson Brown (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorPat Sullivan (8th season)
Defensive coordinatorRick Christophel (1st season)
Home stadiumLegion Field
(Capacity: 71,594)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Southern Miss x   6 2         9 5  
East Carolina   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston x$   7 1         10 4  
Rice   6 2         7 6  
Tulsa   5 3         8 5  
SMU   4 4         6 6  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Houston 34, Southern Miss 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26:00 p.m.at No. 10 Oklahoma*TBSL 17–2484,555
September 96:00 p.m.East CarolinaW 17–1223,116
September 1612:00 p.m.at No. 10 Georgia*L 0–3492,746
September 236:00 p.m.Mississippi State*
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
L 10–16 OT36,104
September 306:00 p.m.Troy* 
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
W 21–332,818
October 76:00 p.m.Memphis
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL (Battle for the Bones)
W 35–2920,644
October 146:30 p.m.at RiceCSTVL 33–3410,153
October 216:00 p.m.Marshall
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
L 24–3112,344
October 316:30 p.m.at SMUESPN2L 9–2213,125
November 107:00 p.m.UTEP
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, AL
ESPN2L 17–3613,809
November 187:00 p.m.at Southern MissCSTVL 20–2527,749
November 2511:00 a.m.at UCFL 22–3123,755
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

Game summariesEdit

OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 7 10 0 17
Oklahoma 7 0 14 3 24

[2]

East CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
East Carolina 3 0 3 6 12
UAB 0 10 0 7 17

[2]

GeorgiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 0 0 0 0
Georgia 7 3 10 14 34

[2]

Mississippi StateEdit

1 2 3 4OT Total
Mississippi State 0 3 0 76 16
UAB 0 7 0 30 10

[2]

TroyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Troy 0 3 0 0 3
UAB 14 0 7 0 21

[2]

MemphisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Memphis 10 7 9 3 29
UAB 7 14 14 0 35

[2]

RiceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 0 0 0 0
Rice 0 0 0 0 0

MarshallEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Marshall 0 0 0 0 0
UAB 0 0 0 0 0

SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 6 0 3 9
SMU 0 7 0 15 22

[2]

UTEPEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UTEP 3 13 6 14 36
UAB 7 3 0 7 17

[2]

Southern MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 0 0 20 20
Southern Miss 0 16 7 2 25

[2]

UCFEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 3 10 9 22
UCF 14 3 0 7 24

[2]

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 21, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "2007 UAB Blazers Football Media Guide: 2006 Season Review". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on January 17, 2008. Retrieved September 21, 2008.