Alabama vs.LSU

  Date: 11/22/1947  
  Score: 41-12  
  Alabama vs. LSU In what was the legendary Harry Gilmer's last home game, the Tide soundly defeated the LSU Tigers 41-12 for Homecoming. Fittingly, Gilmer scored Bama's first touchdown on a 93 yard run early in the first half. Gilmer also added a second touchdown later in the game. Other Tide scores came from Lowell Tew (2), Monk Mosley, and Rebel Steiner. Alabama also won the turnover battle collecting three Tiger fumbles. 1947 squad finished the season 8-3 with an apperance in the Sugar Bowl for Harold "Red" Drew in his first season at the Capstone.