UAB's QB race down to 3 contenders

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - UAB coaches have narrowed the team's quarterback race down to three.

Sophomore David Isabelle, junior Bryan Ellis and junior college transfer Emmanuel Taylor are still in the running. They're vying to replace Joe Webb, who's now with the Minnesota Vikings.

Coach Neil Callaway and offensive coordinator Kim Helton said Tuesday that Joe Bento and Jonathan Perry have fallen from the competition after the first seven practices.

Callaway says no real pecking order has been set among Isabelle, Ellis and Taylor.

He says the competition will be reevaluated after Saturdays' scrimmage at Legion Field.

None of the three contenders have logged significant passing numbers for the Blazers.

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