BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — With just days until the premiere of UAB Football’s grand opening in Protective Stadium, CBS 42 is giving you a bird’s-eye view of the newly constructed, multi-purpose facility.
UAB Blazers football will face off with Liberty University on Saturday for their first game in the new stadium.
The stadium will also host the opening and closing ceremonies of the World Games, which will take place in the city starting in July 2022.
The stadium came at a cost of just under $200 million and will be operated by the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
Below are additional photos of the facility:
Click the video above for CBS 42’s aerial tour of the stadium.