BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The coach of the UAB Blazers, Bill Clark, has released a statement on the return of the program to UAB. You can read the statement below:

Like all UAB supporters, I am thrilled with today’s news. This is a critical first step toward UAB football’s new path. It takes tremendous commitment and support to run a successful football program. We have a lot of work to do but we start anew today!

I sincerely appreciate all of the people who have reached out to voice their support for the program and me personally; it means a lot to me and my family. It is an exciting day for UAB and a true relief to know there is a future for UAB football.

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