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Ellis leads UAB to 21-6 upset of UTEP

Oct 16, 2010 - 11:48 PM BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Bryan Ellis threw for 272 yards and three touchdowns, two to Frantrell Forrest, as Alabama-Birmingham rolled up 500 yards total offense Saturday in a 21-6 upset of UTEP.

Ellis completed 20 of 28 passes as the Blazers (2-4, 1-2 Conference USA) came from behind for the win with scoring drives of 74, 80 and 99 yards.

The Miners (5-2, 2-2) led 6-0 on 25- and 20-yard field goals by Dakota Warren before Ellis' first touchdown pass, a 3-yarder to Jeffrey Anderson with 2:40 left in the third quarter.

Ellis hit Forrest with a 20-yard touchdown with 13:12 left in the fourth quarter. After the Miners downed a punt at the UAB 1, Ellis led a 14-play, 99-yard drive that took 7:59 and ended with a 10-yard touchdown pass to Forrest with 4:06 left.

Forrest finished with seven catches for 99 yards.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    UTEP 0 3 3 0 6
    UAB 0 0 7 14 21 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    2ND QUARTER: UTEP - FG, DAKOTA WARREN 25 YD, 3:07.
    UTEP 3-0
    3RD QUARTER: UTEP - FG, DAKOTA WARREN 20 YD, 3:45.
    UTEP 6-0
    UAB - TD, JEFFERY ANDERSON 3 YD PASS
    FROM BRYAN ELLIS (JOSH ZAH

    Oct 16 6:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 6
    UAB 21 0:00 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Oct 16 6:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 6
    UAB 21 4:06 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Texas-El Paso 6, Alabama-Birmingham 21  4th - 4:06Oct 16 6:38 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 6
    UAB 14 13:12 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Texas-El Paso 6, Alabama-Birmingham 14  4th - 13:12Oct 16 6:17 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 6
    UAB 7 0:00 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Oct 16 6:11 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 6
    UAB 7 2:40 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Texas-El Paso 6, Alabama-Birmingham 7  3rd - 2:40Oct 16 6:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 6
    UAB 0 11:15 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Texas-El Paso 6, Alabama-Birmingham 0  3rd - 11:15Oct 16 5:42 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 3
    UAB 0 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Oct 16 5:13 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 3
    UAB 0 11:53 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Texas-El Paso 3, Alabama-Birmingham 0  2nd - 11:53Oct 16 4:41 PM


  • NCAAF
    UTEP 0
    UAB 0 0:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Oct 16 4:34 PM