Alabama vs.Tennessee

  Date: 10/18/1941  
  Score: 9-2  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee Jimmy Nelson was the star of this game as his three interceptions helped lead the Tide to a 9-2 victory over the Vols in Knoxville. George Hecht started off the scoring with a field goal to give Bama a 3-0 lead. Don Salls scored the only Alabama touchdown late in the first half on a 9 yard run after Tennessee lost the ball on downs deep in its own territory. Early in the second half the Vols recorded a safety but those were the only points in the game they were able to get. The 1941 squad finished the season 9-2 and as national champions after a victory in the Cotton Bowl for Coach Thomas.