Report: Alabama-Birmingham to End Football Program

December 1, 2014

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is poised to shut down its football program this week, Sports Illustrated reported. The magazine, citing unidentifid sources, said the university plans to fire its athletics director and announce that it is discontinuing its football team, which qualified for a bowl game Saturday for the first time in a decade. The decision on football comes as UAB is developing a university-wide strategic plan.

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