Alabama vs.Mercer

 
  Date: 10/5/1940  
  Score: 20-0  
  Alabama vs. Mercer The Crimson Tide opened up its on campus schedule for the 1940 season against Mercer and in front of a sparce 6,000 person crowd defeated Mercer 20-0. Paul Spencer cracked the endzone two times in this game. His first a 51 yard run and the second he was the benefactor of a blocked punt. Dave Brown scored the third touchdown on a line plunge in the 3rd quarter. The 1940 squad finished the season with a record of 7-2 for Coach Frank Thomas.