Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

  Date: 10/7/1961  
  Score: 35-6  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt Alabama posted a 28-6 lead over Vandy at the half and never looked back in this 35-6 victory. Mike Fracchia would score Bama's first points with his 66 yard touchdown run in the first. Pat Trammell would score the Tide's next points with his 8 yard touchdown run to give the Tide a 13-0 lead going into the second quarter. The Tide would then score a pair of second quarter touchdowns on a Trammell run and on a 1 yard Larry Wall touchdown plunge. Trammell would close the Tide's scoring by scoring his third touchdown of the afternoon on a 4 yard run in the third. 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.