Alabama vs.Florida

 
  Date: 11/26/1949  
  Score: 35-13  
  Alabama vs. Florida In front of just 15,000 fans in Gainesville the Crimson Tide battered the Gators 35-13. Ed Salem connected with "Bimbo" Melton for the first score of the game (which was set up by a Bill Cadenhead 74 yard punt return) and Cadenhead scored the second touchdown with a 49 yard interception. Florida then took the lead scoring two touchdowns but the Tide came storming back led by an 88 yard Tom Calvin kickoff return for a touchdown. Melton scored on a 49 yard run later in the game and the final score came with Butch Avinger hit Ed White. The 1949 squad finished the season with a record of 6-3-1 for Coach Red Drew.