Alabama vs.Southwestern Louisiana

  Date: 10/12/1946  
  Score: 54-0  
  Alabama vs. Southwestern Louisiana The Crimson Tide simply routed the Bulldogs of S.L.I 54-0 in this contest. The Bulldogs never drove past the Alabama 17 yard line in the game and made only 2 first downs (and one was off of a penalty). Bama's three first half touchdowns were scored by Lowell Tew on a 28 yard run, Bob Hood on a 15 yard pass and Red Noonan on a 5 yard run. In the second half Bama racked up five more touchdowns. Tew scored his second on a 7 yard run, Fred Grant scored on a 3 yarder and Clem Welsh on a run of 12. The game's highlights came later however as Monk Mosley ran a 56 yard punt back and Joe Gambrell scored on an 87 yard interception. The 1946 squad finished the season 7-4 for coach Frank Thomas in his final season at the Capstone.