On Dec. 18 the UAB Blazers played the Northern Illinois Huskies in the Boca Raton Bowl. The game ended with Blazers on top 37-13. The passing leaders were #17 Tyler Johnston III for the Blazers, going 17/29 for 373 yards 4 touchdowns and an interception, and #15 Marcus Childers for the Huskies, going 22/29 for 179 yards. The leading rushers were #28 Spencer Brown for the Blazers, with 25 touches for 78 yards, and #22 Tre Harbison for the Huskies, with 18 touches for 49 yards and a touchdown. The receiving leaders were #7 Xavier Ubosi for the Blazers, with 7 catches for 227 yards and 3 touchdowns, and #14 Spencer Tears for the Huskies, with 6 catches for 50 yards. The defensive leaders were #23 Darez Diggs for the Blazers, with 5 solo and 5 assisted tackles, and #48 Antonio Jones-Davis for the Huskies, with 5 solo and 6 assisted tackles.