2009 UAB Blazers football team

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The 2009 UAB Blazers played the 19th season of football for UAB, their 14th in Division I-A, and their 11th as a member of Conference USA. The team was coached by Neil Callaway, in his third year as head coach. The 2009 season saw Callaway's Blazers improve to 5-7, just one loss from reaching bowl eligibility. His 2008 squad went 4-8, after going 2-10 in 2007.

Quarterback Joe Webb finished the season with 1,427 rushing yards, which puts him in third place in NCAA history in single season rushing yards by a quarterback. His 2,774 rushing yards for his college career, putting him at 12th on the NCAA list for career rushing yards by a quarterback. He finished his UAB career with 8,545 yards of total offense, and 65 touchdowns.

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  • Irvine, Steve (October 31, 2009) "Joe Webb leads Blazers past UTEP." Birmingham News
  • Irvine, Steve, (November 29, 2009) "One more look at UAB's 34-27 loss to UCF." Birmingham News

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