Alabama vs.Loyola (New Orleans)

 
  Date: 10/24/1936  
  Score: 13-6  
  Alabama vs. Loyola (New Orleans) For the first time all season the Crimson Tide's defense allowed its opponents to reach the endzone but the offense provided enough to give Bama a 13-6 win. Coach Thomas started the game with mostly reserve players but learned quickly that it was going to take the starters to defeat Loyola. Loyola struck first in the first quarter to take a 6-0 lead but later in the period Erwin Warren took a pass from Joe Kilgrow at midfield and ran it accross the goal to tie the game up. The game remained tied at halftime and into the third quarter where Alabama took the lead. James Nisbet scored the winning touchdown when he took a Joe Riley passed to him for 26 yards. On the final play of the game Loyola stopped the Tide on the one yard line keeping the game to within a single score. The 1936 squad finished the season 8-0-1 for Coach Frank Thomas.