BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Bill Clark didn't agree to take over UAB's struggling football program until he was convinced it was a high priority for the university.
The UAB administration made a believer out of him, and vice versa.
"I think one of the things I started with was, who is our leadership here," Clark said Wednesday when he was introduced as the Blazers head coach. "I had to see a commitment. I had to see how important football was here and that's what I saw.