Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

 
  Date: 10/2/1948  
  Score: 14-14  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt The Commodores dominated for most of the game but late game heroics by Bama's Ed Salem produced a tie for the Tide. Alabama was held scoreless for the first 3 quarters of the game but in the fourth when Salem ran it in off of a fake pass play. Then with just ten seconds remaining Salem connected on his second touchdown lofting it out to Jack Brown with less then ten seconds remaining in the game. After Salem hit the extra point the Tide came away with tie down in Mobile. The 1948 squad finished with a record of 6-4-1 for coach Red Drew.