UAB football beats Alabama A&M 38-7 at Legion Field

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Alabama A&M Bulldogs lose to the UAB Blazers at Legion Field in the Blazer's first game since their program was disbanded. The score was 38-7.

At halftime, the Blazers lead the Bulldogs with a score of 10-7. UAB's AJ Erdley scored from one yard out on the opening drive. Late in the second quarter, Alabama A&M tied the game with a long touchdown pass from Aqeel Glass to Roderick Randolph. UAB answered with a field goal leading into the half.

But the Blazers took control in the second half scoring four unanswered touchdowns. AJ Erdly threw two touchdown passes, one to Andre Wilson and another Sedarian Copeland. The defense added another, picking off an Aqeel Glass pass and scoring on the interception. They added another touchdown on the ground, with a Spencer Brown score late.

According to UAB Football's Twitter page Saturday's game set a school record for attendance.

The Bulldogs are the first team to play the Blazers since UAB's football program was disbanded in 2014.

The last time the Bulldogs and Blazers played was in 2014. UAB beat Alabama A&M 41 to 14.