The first FBS football game of the 2020 season took place on Thursday night, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were scouting it in person.
UAB hosted Central Arkansas in Birmingham, Ala., and according to Jordan Reid of The Draft Network, the Steelers were one of six NFL teams with a live scouting presence, joining the Bears, Dolphins, Falcons, Panthers and Titans.
Scouts from the Dolphins, Panthers, Steelers, Bears, Falcons, and Titans are in attendance at tonight’s matchup between Central Arkansas and UAB (8 p.m. EST, ESPN3).
— Jordan Reid (@JReidNFL) September 3, 2020
UAB has a pair of skill position 2021 NFL Draft prospects: running back Spencer Brown and wide receiver Austin Watkins, Jr.