Tyler Johnston III threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Xavier Ubosi, and UAB continued its resurgence two seasons after shutting down its football program, beating Northern Illinois 37-13 in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday night.
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Spencer Brown ran for 156 yards and a touchdown, Nick Vogel put UAB ahead with a field goal with 3:23 remaining, and the Blazers, who reinstated their program last season after a two-year hiatus, beat Middle Tennessee in the Conference USA championship.
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Brent Stockstill passed for 261 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday and Middle Tennessee beat UAB 27-3 to set up a rematch for the Conference USA championship in Murfreesboro next Saturday.
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Trayveon Williams ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns to lead Texas A&M to a 41-20 win over UAB on Saturday night to snap the Blazers' school-record eight-game winning streak.
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