Alabama vs.Mississippi State

  Date: 11/4/1961  
  Score: 24-0  
  Alabama vs. Mississippi State On a rainy afternoon in Tuscaloosa, the Tide defeated State 24-0 on Homecoming. Mike Fracchia starred in the game rushing for 116 yards. The three Bama touchdowns came on runs from Billy Richardson (1 yard run in the first), Pat Trammell (1 yard run in the first), and Larry Wall (1 yard run in the fourth). Tim Davis would score Bama's only other points with his 26 yard field goal in the second. The 1961 squad finished with a record of 11-0, as SEC champions, and as national champions after a victory in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.