Alabama vs.Houston

 
  Date: 10/28/1961  
  Score: 17-0  
  Alabama vs. Houston The Cougars gave the Tide all they could handle in this 17-0 Bama shutout on the road in Houston. After being held scoreless in the first, Bama would score 10 second quarter points on a 33 yard Tim Davis field goal and on a 5 yard Bill Oliver touchdown run. Pat Trammell would score the Tide's final points in the second half with his 2 yard touchdown run. The 1961 squad finished with a record of 11-0, as SEC champions, and as national champions after a victory in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.