Alabama vs.Tennessee

 
  Date: 10/17/1931  
  Score: 0-25  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee Two firsts for the Crimson Tide happened in this contest, neither of which were positives. This game marked the first time that Coach Frank Thomas was beaten and the first time he was shutout as head coach at the Capstone as Tennessee defeated Alabama in Knoxville 25-0. John Cain was the star for Bama with his solid punting. The 1931 squad finished the season 9-1 for coach Frank Thomas in his first season at the Capstone.