Alabama vs.Tennessee

  Date: 10/20/1951  
  Score: 13-27  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee Despite taking the early lead, the Tide was defeated by the Vols 27-13 on this sunny afternoon in Legion Field. Bobby Marlow scored the first Bama touchdown on a 1 yard run which was set up by a Bobby Wilson interception. The Vols took the lead 21-7 but Marlow struck again for the Tide on another 1 yard touchdown run to bring the back within a score, but Tennessee added an insurance touchdown late to preserve the win. This game marked the first time the Alabama Crimson Tide made a TV appearance. The 1951 squad finished the season 5-6 for coach Red Drew.