Alabama vs.Georgia

 
  Date: 10/25/1941  
  Score: 27-14  
  Alabama vs. Georgia In a game that featured two of the greatest backs in college football (Jimmy Nelson of Alabama and Frank Sinkwich of Georgia) the Crimson Tide managed to defeat the Bulldogs 27-14 in front of 23,000 in Birmingham's Legion Field. Alabama scored two quick touchdowns in the first quarter that helped lead them to victory. Jimmy Nelson passed 59 yards to Holt Rast for the first score and minutes later Nelson scored on the final play of the quarter. After a Georgia touchdown Paul Spencer capped a Tide drive with a 31 yard touchdown catch from Nelson. Alabama's final touchdown was again scored by Jimmy Nelson off of a 74 yard interception return for a score. The 1941 squad finished the season 9-2 as National Champions after a victory in the Cotton Bowl for Coach Thomas.