Alabama vs.North Carolina State

  Date: 10/14/1961  
  Score: 26-7  
  Alabama vs. North Carolina State After being down 7-0 midway through the second quarter, Bama would score 26 unanswered points in this 26-7 victory over the Wolfpack. Pat Trammell would throw a pair of touchdown passes late in the second (12 yards to Richard Williamson and 2 yards to Bill Battle) to give the Tide a 12-7 halftime lead. Bama would then score a pair of third quarter touchdowns to put the game out of reach on a 19 yard Trammell run and on a 45 yard Ed Versprille run. The 1961 squad finished with a record of 11-0, as SEC champions, and as national champions after a victory in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.