Miami (Ohio), UAB to play in 2022 HomeTown Lenders Bahamas Bowl

By Kevin Kelley -

The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks and the UAB Blazers will play in the 2022 HomeTown Lenders Bahamas Bowl, according to an official announcement from the schools.

Miami and UAB will square off on Friday, December 16, 2022, at Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas. The game will kickoff at 11:30am ET / 10:30am CT and it will be televised nationally by ESPN.

The Miam-UAB matchup will also mark the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.

The Bahamas Bowl will mark Miami’s third consecutive post-season bowl game appearance and 14th appearance overall. Under head coach Chuck Martin, Miami won their last two games of the regular-season and finished 6-6 overall and 4-4 in Mid-American Conference (MAC) action.

The UAB Blazers, a member of Conference USA, also finished the 2022 regular-season 6-6 overall and 4-4 in conference play. UAB will be making their sixth consecutive appearance in a bowl game and seventh overall.

UAB is currently led by Bryant Vincent following Bill Clark’s retirement in June.

The College Football Playoff Semifinals this season are set for New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31 at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta, Ga., and the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz.

The College Football National Championship is scheduled for Monday, January 9, 2023, and it will be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif.

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