Alabama vs.Mississippi State

 
  Date: 11/14/1896  
  Score: 20-0  
  Alabama vs. Mississippi State In the first ever meeting between Alabama and Mississippi State (then called Mississippi A&M), the Cadets defeated the Aggies by a score of 20-0 in Tuscaloosa. Putnam scored Alabama's first touchdown. Frank White and Samuel Slone (a 45 yard run) Bama’s other touchdowns. The 1896 squad finished the season with a record of 2-1 for coach Otto Wagonhurst.