What a sad day for UAB football players, coaches and fans. On Tuesday, UAB President Ray L. Watts released a statement announcing the school would be eliminating its football program in order to put more funds toward other athletic programs. He also spoke to the team directly. The reaction was sad and angry. I feel bad for these guys...






Things almost got a little out of hand when Watts left the facility...
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Feel bad for these guys. Football all your life and it's stripped away from you by fricking politicians. Good luck in your future UAB players!
Reply82 months
Is it safe to say that if all of these fans that are outraged and voicing their anger actually went to games and supported the program, that they wouldn't be in this situation?

Not trolling, just curious.
Reply82 months
hate this for the players they put in so many hours ang work ethic that outsiders dont see. its hard to believe the largest city in Alabama cant keep its football team afloat
Reply82 months
It is unfortunate that it happened but it would be worse for the program to keep living a lie and act like it is sustainable. Would cost them more money that they don't have. It's hard for me to complain about a government entity cutting costs when all they do these days is spend money they don't have and frick up everything they get their hands on. It is a shame it comes at the expense of these young guys.
Reply82 months
Some of these kids have trust issues I wonder why? These poor young men damn near every male in their lives has lied to them. Sucks
Reply82 months
SO they can spend more money on womens volleyball I suppose. Pathetic
Reply82 months
This is terrible, shameful is probably a better word.
Reply82 months
Wow I couldnt even imagine being in those players shoes.
Reply82 months
VV that was a little racist. Not all of them have daddy issues
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