Alabama vs.Georgia

  Date: 11/20/1920  
  Score: 14-20  
  Alabama vs. Georgia Alabama suffered its only loss of the 1920 season against Georgia in Atlanta by the score of 20-14. All three of Georgia's points came off of Alabama turnovers. Georgia scored its first 2 touchdowns on fumble recoveries in the first five minutes of play. E.B. Lenoir put Bama on the board on the first play of the second quarter with a 2 yard touchdown run to bring the game within a single score and then in the third Riggs Stephenson passed to Al Clemens who ran it in behind a wall of blockers to tie the game up at 14. Alabama had a chance to take the lead early in the fourth quarter but a field goal chance sailed wide. Late in the game Georgia blocked another field goal oppurtunity and Cheeves of Georgia picked up the ball and ran it 80 yards for the touchdown. Bama got the ball back one final time but could not produce any substantial gains. For the first time in the 1920 season the Alabama defense allowed a point as they defeated Vandy 14-7. This game marked the first time since 1903 that the teams faced eachother. This also marked the first time that Alabama won a game against Vanderbilt as they had lost the first five meetings. Riggs Stephenson started off the scoring with a 4 yard touchdown run on the first play of the second quarter. Later in the quarter E.B. Lenoir scored on a 1 yard touchdown run to give Bama the 14-0 lead. Vandy scored late in the half to go down by just a touchdown. The Commodores had many chances to score in the second half but the Alabama defense, especially near the goal, was very strong. The punting of Riggs Stephenson also allowed the defense some breathing room and the Vandy offense nowhere to go. The 1920 squad finished the season 10-1 for coach Xen Scott.