Alabama vs.Georgia Tech

  Date: 11/16/1940  
  Score: 14-13  
  Alabama vs. Georgia Tech Georgia Tech came into the game two touchdown underdogs to the mighty Tide due to many injuries but they didn't play like it and Tech almost snatched a victory but a costly missed extra point cost them the victory as the Tide escaped 14-13. Georgia scored first in the game in the second quarter but missed the extra point. Jimmy Nelson found his way into the endzone next off of some great blocking ran an amazing 93 yards and with the converted extra point the Tide went up by a point. Paul Spencer scored the only other Alabama touchdown in the game with a 2 yard line plunge. After another Tech touchdown they drove all the way to the Tide 3 yard line and on fourth down elected to try a field goal. The attempt was blocked and Alabama went on to win the game by a point. The 1940 squad finished the season with a record of 7-2 for Coach Frank Thomas.