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The 2014 UAB Blazers: Where are they now?

As spring practice kicked off in early March, the Blazers were greeted by fans thrilled to see them back in action. David Ching

When UAB's football program broke up at the end of the 2014 season, the vast majority of the players still had NCAA eligibility remaining.

There were only 17 seniors on the roster, so many of the other 94 Blazers looked elsewhere for an opportunity to continue their careers. Here is a breakdown of where they landed:

1. S Bobby Baker, Jr.: Transferred to Georgia State. Ranked third on team with 76 tackles, intercepted three passes and tied for seventh nationally with three fumble recoveries.

2. WR Jamari Staples, So.: Transferred to Louisville. Led team with 638 receiving yards and scored three touchdowns on 37 receptions.

3. CB Lamarcus Farmer, Jr.: Transferred to Troy. Led team with three interceptions, six pass breakups and nine passes defended. He also recorded 49 tackles, including four for loss.

4. QB Stevie Farmer, Fr.: Transferred to Laney College. Early enrollee at San Diego this year who participated in spring practice.

4. LB Jake Ganus, Jr.: Transferred to Georgia. Led team with 102 tackles and added five tackles for loss and two interceptions.

4. WR J.J. Green, So.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

5. QB Cody Clements, Jr.: Transferred to South Alabama. Completed 171 of 324 passes for 2,272 yards, 13 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Rushed 84 times for 93 yards and three touchdowns and caught a 7-yard touchdown pass.

5. S Kalen Jackson, Jr.: Transferred to South Alabama. Led team with 8.5 tackles for loss and two interceptions and added 72 tackles.

6. QB Austin Chipoletti, So.: Transferred to South Alabama, but left the team.

6. S Jakii Moore, Jr.: Transferred to North Texas. Appeared in two games.

6. RB D.J. Vinson, Sr.: Transferred to South Alabama. Played receiver and tied for third on the team with 23 receptions for 193 yards and ran three times for 5 yards and one touchdown. Also completed a 7-yard touchdown pass on his only attempt.

7. RB Jordan Howard, So.: Transferred to Indiana. Ran 196 times for 1,213 yards and nine touchdowns in nine games. Also caught 11 passes for 106 yards and one touchdown. Entered NFL draft after the season.

8. WR Nyiakki Height, Jr.: Transferred to Georgia State. Made eight catches for 122 yards in seven games.

9. WR Josh Magee, So.: Transferred to South Alabama. Finished second on team with 23 catches for 504 yards and three touchdowns.

9. LB T.J. McCollum, RFr.: Led team with 106 tackles and 11.5 tackles for loss. Added three sacks and an interception.

10. QB Myles McKee, Jr.: Stayed at UAB as a traditional student.

10. S Nate Weston, Jr.: Quit playing football and is now training as a boxer.

11. WR Quincy Perdue, Fr.: Transferred to Kansas, but returned to UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

12. S Greg Maclin, So.: Transferred to Western Kentucky. Died in car accident last June.

13. WR Darius Powell, Jr.: Transferred to Delta State. Ranked third on the team with 38 receptions for 356 yards and three touchdowns.

14. CB Demarco Davis, Fr.: Transferred to Georgia State, but left the team.

14. QB Evan Orth, Fr.: Transferred to South Alabama and backed up former UAB teammate Cody Clements.

15. LB Kingsley Ejike, RFr.: Transferred to Kennesaw State, but returned to UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

15. TE Gerald Everett, Jr.: Transferred to South Alabama. Led team with 41 catches for 575 yards and eight touchdowns.

16. LB Ervin Alston, So.: Transferred to UT-Martin. Made 12 tackles and blocked a kick in 10 games.

16. QB Jeremiah Briscoe, RFr.: Transferred to Sam Houston State. Completed 135 of 246 passes for 1,883 yards, 14 touchdowns and five interceptions.

17. LB Jordan Petty, So.: Transferred to Old Dominion and quit football before returning to UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

17. TE Kyle Sappington, So.: Transferred to South Alabama. Did not record a catch.

18. TE Rodney Morris, RFr.: Transferred to Tennessee State. Caught four passes for 32 yards and a touchdown.

19. CB Devon Brown, So.: Transferred to Old Dominion. Made two tackles in 10 games.

19. K Nick Vogel, Fr.: Transferred to Southern Miss but returned to UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

20. WR Dequindre "Wally" Adams, Jr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

20. LB David Norris, Fr.: Transferred to Richmond. Made 16 tackles in 14 games.

21. CB Kelton Brackett, Jr.: Transferred to UMass. Totaled 29 tackles and two interceptions in seven games.

21. WR Kenton Petties, Fr.: Initially looked into playing basketball elsewhere. Could attempt to rejoin UAB football program in the future.

22. S Desman Carter, Jr.: Transferred to Montana State. Started all 11 games and ranked fifth on the team with 44 tackles.

23. WR Khaled Berklin, Fr.: Transferred to Alabama as a traditional student.

23. LB Tevin Crews, Jr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

24. RB Julian Little, Fr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

24. RB Demarcus Kirk, Fr.: Transferred to Georgia State. Ran 75 times for 320 yards and two touchdowns and caught eight passes for 84 yards.

24. S Tajh Lowe, RFr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

25. WR Collin Lisa, Fr.: Transferred to Buffalo. Caught 31 passes for 325 yards and two touchdowns.

26. S Rolan Milligan, Jr.: Transferred to Toledo. Recorded 48 tackles, four tackles for loss, two interceptions and three forced fumbles.

27. LB Jalan Coleman, RFr.: Transferred to Prairie View A&M. Tied for the team lead with 71 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and two sacks.

28. RB Ja'Won Arrington, Jr.: Transferred to North Dakota. Rushed for 32 yards in three games.

28. S Nick Jackson, Soph.: Played at Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2015.

29. S Jordan Collier, Fr.: Recorded two tackles and a tackle for loss in 10 games.

29. RB Marcus Reaves, Soph.: Hopes to re-enroll at UAB this fall and rejoin football team.

31. LB Brandon Fuller, RFr.: Stayed at UAB. Quit playing football.

32. LB Jordan Ricks, So.: Working with current UAB team as member of video staff.

33. LB Derek Slaughter, Jr.: Transferred to Samford. Recorded 30 tackles and one tackle for loss in 11 games.

34. S Scottie Peace, So.: Transferred to Arkansas-Pine Bluff; played in eight games and recorded two tackles.

35. CB Jamal Hundley, Jr.: Transferred to Arkansas-Pine Bluff; had two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and 39 tackles.

36. LB James Banks, So.: Transferred to Montana in January 2016 and will participate in spring practice.

37. S Shalin Waterford, Jr.: Stayed at UAB as a traditional student.

38. LB Alonzo McGee, Jr.: Transferred to Georgia State. Led team with 12.5 tackles for loss and added 70 tackles in 13 games.

39. K Colin Anderson, Jr.: Stayed at UAB as a traditional student.

40. LB John Robinson, RFr.: Transferred to South Alabama. Did not record a tackle.

41. CB Darius Williams, So.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

42. LB Shaq Jones, Jr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

43. DL Robert Mondie, Jr.: Transferred to Arkansas State. Recorded 24 tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss.

44. LB Mark Rawls, RFr.: Transferred to Alabama as a traditional student.

45. LB Kyle LeStrange, RFr.: Transferred to North Georgia and later Georgia. Member of the Bulldogs' scout team at fullback.

47. LB Joseph Roberts, Fr.: Transferred to Jacksonville State. Totaled 13 tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack.

48. CB Kyree Hollis, Fr.: Transferred to Indiana to walk on, but not listed on roster.

49. DL Chris Rabb, Jr.: Transferred to West Georgia. Recorded 22 tackles, seven tackles for loss, four sacks and two fumble recoveries in 14 games.

50. DL Daron Wright, Jr.: Transferred to Johnson C. Smith. Started eight games and recorded 34 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss.

51. OL Daniel Anousheh, Jr.: Transferred to Coastal Carolina. Became starting left guard and played in all 12 games.

52. DL Shaquille Roberson, Jr.: Stayed at UAB as a traditional student.

53. OL Zach Sims, RFr.: Transferred to North Alabama, but returned to UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

54. OL Ryan Krum, Jr.: Transferred to San Diego State. Did not play.

55. DL Jontavius Morris, Jr.: Transferred to Western Kentucky. Recorded 34 tackles, five tackles for loss and two sacks.

56. OL Roscoe Byrd, Jr.: Transferred to Georgia Southern. Started nine games at right guard.

61. OL Trevon Strickland, Soph.: Left school and has not played football since.

62. OL Wes Drewery, Fr.: Transferred to Murray State. Appeared in 11 games as a long snapper.

63. OL Hunter Kennedy, Fr.: Transferred to Chattanooga. Did not appear in a game.

64. OL Vincent Hunter, RFr.: Transferred to Jackson State. Played as a reserve.

67. OL Chris Hudson, Fr.: Transferred to Bethune-Cookman. Played in eight games as a reserve.

69. OL Steve Pickren, So. Transferred to Chattanooga. Played in 13 games and started eight at tight end without recording a catch.

70. OL Hayden Naumann, Jr.: Transferred to Samford. Started 10 games at offensive guard.

71. OL Cameron Blankenship, Jr.: Transferred to South Alabama. Started 10 games at right guard.

72. OL Lee Dufour, Fr.: Transferred to South Alabama, but returned to UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

73. OL Brad Minor, Fr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

74. OL Bryant Novick, RFr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

75. OL Kelepi Folau, Jr.: Transferred to Georgia State. Played in two games and started one at left guard.

77. OL Victor Salako, So.: Transferred to Oklahoma State. Started all 13 games at left tackle.

81. WR Marqui Hawkins, RFr.: Transferred to Indiana. Appeared in three games without recording a catch.

82. WR Vernon Chatman, Jr.: Stayed at UAB. Member of current Blazers team.

83. SN Perry Able, RFr.: Transferred to Newberry College. Played in one game.

89. WR Rodarius Houston, So.: Transferred to UT-Martin. Caught three passes for 29 yards and a touchdown in 10 games.

93. DL Parish Huddleston, So.: Transferred to UT-Martin. Recorded 16 tackles, including three for loss, in 10 games.

95. DL Cameron Willis, So.: Transferred to Arkansas-Pine Bluff; played in eight games and recorded four tackles.

97. DL Josh Smith, Jr.: Transferred to Arkansas-Pine Bluff; recorded 41 tackles, six tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks.

98. DL Uneik Crumbley, Jr.: Working with current UAB team as member of video staff.