Alabama vs.Birmingham Southern

 
  Date: 9/30/1916  
  Score: 13-0  
  Alabama vs. Birmingham Southern To open the 1916 season, Alabama was able to defeat a surprisingly tough Birmingham-Southern squad by the score of 13-0 on Denny Field in Tuscaloosa. Walter Hovater would score Bama's first points on a 5 yard touchdown run in the first, and Jack Hovater would score Bama's final points on a short run in the second quarter. As a side note, this game featured the three Hovater brothers (Dexter, Walter, and Jack) all starting together against Southern. The 1916 squad would finish the season with a record of 6-3 for head coach Thomas Kelly.