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1 Legion Field is home for the UAB Blazers football program and the Birmingham Bowl.
2 In 2009, Bryant–Denny Stadium and Jordan-Hare Stadium became the homes of the Alabama High School Athletic Association state football championship games, after previously being held at Legion Field in Birmingham.
3 Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium and Legion Field have also installed next-generation turf fields since the demise of the original XFL.
4 The 1992 and 1993 championship games were held at Legion Field in Birmingham, and all championship games from 1994 onward have been held in Atlanta—first at the Georgia Dome until its closure and demolition after the 2016 season, and since 2017 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
5 The first two SEC Championship football games were held at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
6 Games from 1999–2012 were played at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
7 Birmingham's Legion Field has hosted several college football postseason bowl games, including the Dixie Bowl (1948–49), the Hall of Fame Classic (1977–85), the All-American Bowl (1986–90), the SEC Championship Game (1992–93), the SWAC Championship Game (1999–2012), the Magic City Classic (1946–present) and, currently, the Birmingham Bowl (formerly the BBVA Compass Bowl, 2006–present).
8 In 1996, Legion Field hosted early rounds of Olympic soccer where it drew record crowds.
9 Local sports venues (in that area) include the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (Hoover Met), Regions Field in Southside of Birmingham, Legion Field in Birmingham, the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC), and Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds.
10 That performance earned him a spot in the starting lineup the following week in the Gators' SEC opener against Alabama at Legion Field.
11 It also proved to be the biggest disappointment, as the Barracudas lost 36–8. Attendance at Legion Field was very good at first.
12 Despite this, attendance still fell through the floor as most Birmingham-area fans stayed home to watch the NFL on TV. Their last four home games did not attract more than 9,000 people, and looked even smaller than that since Legion Field seated over 83,000 people at the time.
13 2001 – in last place with the worst record in the league, at 2-8. The Thunderbolts played their home games at Birmingham's legendary Legion Field.
14 the Panthers opened the season with a 9–7 win over the Birmingham Stallions at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
15 The 1967 Alabama team was billed as another national championship contender with star quarterback Kenny Stabler returning, but they stumbled out of the gate and tied Florida State, 37–37, at Legion Field.
16 The highest point of the tiger walk came in 1989, when Auburn and Alabama played each other for the first time away from Legion Field in Birmingham.
17 The Tide has also played many games, including the Iron Bowl against rival Auburn University, at Legion Field in Birmingham.
18 The All-American Bowl was an annual postseason college football bowl game played at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama from 1977 to 1990.
19 The SEC championship was moved to Atlanta's Georgia Dome two years later, leaving Legion Field without any Division I-A postseason college football until 2006, when ESPN and the city agreed to establish a new post-season game, the Birmingham Bowl.
20 The Hall of Fame Classic was held at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, from 1977 to 1985.
21 It passes near the Alabama State Fairgrounds, Rickwood Field (one of the oldest baseball stadiums in America) and Legion Field (known for hosting football games).
22 During the construction, the Crimson Tide played its entire 1987 home schedule at Legion Field in Birmingham, 57 miles (90 km) northeast of Bryant-Denny.
23 The localities contributed to construction costs in return for the university pledging to move all Crimson Tide home games to Bryant–Denny and not play any at Legion Field.
24 Despite its success at Bryant–Denny, most of Alabama's "home" football history from the 1920s through the 1980s occurred at Birmingham's Legion Field.
25 Well into the 1980s, Legion Field seated almost 20,000 more people than Bryant-Denny.
26 As such, until the late 1990s, Legion Field hosted most of Alabama's important home games.
27 Legion Field was considered a neutral site from 1948 through 1987.
28 When the Iron Bowl became a home-and-home series in 1988, Alabama continued to host its home games in the series at Legion Field in even-numbered years through 1998.
29 However, in 1998, when Bryant–Denny was expanded to a capacity exceeding Legion Field, the more important home games started to move to Bryant–Denny, culminating with the move of the Tennessee series to Tuscaloosa in 1999 and the Iron Bowl a year later.
30 Finally, in 2003, Alabama played its final game at Legion Field against the South Florida Bulls, and now Bryant–Denny is the sole home of Alabama football.