Alabama vs.Birmingham Athletic Club

 
  Date: 10/24/1896  
  Score: 30-0  
  Alabama vs. Birmingham Athletic Club The Cadets of Alabama opened the 1896 season by defeating the Birmingham A.C. 30-0 in Tuscaloosa. Alabama's first touchdown came on a fumble returned 50 yards by Putnam. Touchdowns were also scored by Shafer (twice) and Powers (twice). The 1896 squad finished the season with a record of 2-1 for coach Otto Wagonhurst.