Reports: UAB set to hire Trent Dilfer as head coach

Trent Dilfer is on the verge of jumping from a high school coaching job to becoming the head football coach at UAB.Multiple media outlets reported Tuesday night that the former Super Bowl-winning quarterback is set to take over a Blazers team that went 6-6 this year, 4-4 in Conference USA play.Dilfer is in his fourth year running the Lipscomb Academy football program in Nashville, and his team is one win away from capturing a second consecutive Tennessee Division II Class AA state championship.Dilfer, 50, played 13 seasons in the NFL for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1994-99), Baltimore Ravens (2000), Seattle Seahawks (2001-04), Cleveland Browns (2005) and San Francisco 49ers (2007). He wound up with a 58-55 regular-season record as a starter, throwing for 20,518 yards on 55.5 percent passing with 113 touchdowns and 129 interceptions.Dilfer led the Ravens to a Super Bowl title in January 2001, completing 12 of 25 passes for 153 yards and a touchdown as Baltimore routed the New York Giants 34-7.