BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- In his second collegiate start, Austin Brown bolstered Alabama-Birmingham to a 28-point halftime lead as the Blazers earned their first win of the season -- a 52-3 trouncing of Southeastern Louisiana Saturday.
A week after amassing 337 yards and three scores through the air in a loss to Tulsa, Brown helped beat the Lions (2-4) by completing 16 of 22 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown, all before the half.
UAB (1-4) went on scoring drives of 68, 78, 59 and 56 yards in the first half, and also scored on Marvin Burdette's 36-yard interception return for a touchdown.
The Blazers' defense held Southeastern Louisiana to 125 yards of offense, including just 47 yards on the ground.
Nathan Stanley was 10-of-23 passing for 78 yards for the Lions, tossing one interception as the team totaled just nine first downs.
The Browns drafted former Arizona LB Scooby Wright III in the seventh round of the NFL draft, and he celebrated by jumping into the pool fully clothed.
Oregon's Pharaoh Brown once faced amputation for a horrific leg injury. But he's come all the way back and starred in Oregon's spring game.
Watch some of the top plays from former Southern Miss cornerback Kalan Reed.
Watch some of the top plays from former Illinois safety Clayton Fejedelum.
Watch some of the top plays from former Clemson wide receiver Charone Peake.
Watch some of the top plays from former UCLA wide receiver Devin Fuller.
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