Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

 
  Date: 10/1/1949  
  Score: 7-14  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt The Tide traveled to Nashville to attempt the same feat they pulled the season before when they managed a tie against mighty Vanderbilt but this time came just short losing by a 14-7 margin. After a Vandy touchdown in the first half the Tide came back to tie the game going into halftime with a short run by Tom Calvin. After a Vandy touchdown in the second half the Tide almost came out with the tie again when they drove all the way to the 8 yard line but 4 consecutive incomplete passes prevented any points from coming off of the drive. The 1949 squad finished the season with a record of 6-3-1 for Coach Red Drew.