LIST: Alabama Season Openers Since 1892

With Alabama’s 2011 season opener against Kent State just days away, UA prepared a list of Alabama’s season openers. I found it interesting and thought you would too.

ALABAMA SEASON OPENERS
Year Result
Nov. 11, 1892 Alabama 56, Birmingham HS 0
Oct. 14, 1893 Birmingham AC 4, Alabama 0
Oct. 27, 1894 Mississippi 6, Alabama 0
Nov. 2, 1895 Georgia 30, Alabama 6
Oct. 24, 1896 Alabama 30, Birmingham AC 0
Nov. 13, 1897 Alabama 6, Tuscaloosa AC 0
Oct. 21, 1899 Alabama 16, Tuscaloosa AC 5
Oct. 21, 1900 Alabama 35, Taylor School 0
Oct. 19, 1901 Alabama 41, Mississippi 0
Oct. 10, 1902 Alabama 57, Birmingham HS 0
Oct. 10, 1903 Vanderbilt 30, Alabama 0
Oct. 3, 1904 Alabama 29, Florida 0
Oct. 3, 1905 Alabama 17, Maryville 0
Oct. 6, 1906 Alabama 6, Maryville 0
Oct. 5, 1907 Alabama 17, Maryville 0
Oct. 3, 1908 Alabama 27, Wetumpka 0
Oct. 2, 1909 Alabama 16, Union 0
Oct. 1, 1910 Alabama 25, Birmingham Southern 0
Sept. 30, 1911 Alabama 24, Howard 0
Sept. 28, 1912 Alabama 52, Marion 0
Sept. 27, 1913 Alabama 27, Howard 0
Oct. 3, 1914 Alabama 13, Howard 0
Oct. 2, 1915 Alabama 44, Howard 0
Sept. 30, 1916 Alabama 13, Birmingham Southern 0
Oct. 3, 1917 Alabama 7, Ohio AC 0
Oct. 4, 1919 Alabama 27, Birmingham AC 0
Sept. 25, 1920 Alabama 59, Southern 0
Sept. 24, 1921 Alabama 34, Howard 14
Sept. 30, 1922 Alabama 110, Marion 0
Sept. 29, 1923 Alabama 12, Union 0
Sept. 27, 1924 Alabama 55, Union 0
Sept. 26, 1925 Alabama 53, Union 0
Sept. 24, 1926 Alabama 54, Millsaps 0
Sept. 24, 1927 Alabama 46, Millsaps 0
Oct. 6, 1928 Alabama 27, Mississippi 0
Sept. 28, 1929 Alabama 55, Mississippi College 0
Sept. 27, 1930 Alabama 43, Howard 0
Sept. 26, 1931 Alabama 42, Howard 0
Sept. 24, 1932 Alabama 45, SW Presbyterian 6
Sept. 30, 1933 Alabama 34, Oglethrope 0
Sept. 29, 1934 Alabama 24, Howard 0
Sept. 28, 1935 Alabama 7, Howard 7
Sept. 26, 1936 Alabama 34, Howard 0
Sept. 25, 1937 Alabama 41, Howard 0
Sept. 24, 1938 Alabama 19, Southern Cal 7
Sept. 30, 1939 Alabama 21, Howard 0
Sept. 27, 1940 Alabama 26, Spring Hill 0
Sept. 27, 1941 Alabama 47, SW Louisiana 6
Sept. 25, 1942 Alabama 54, SW Louisiana 0
Sept. 30, 1944 Alabama 27, LSU 27
Sept. 29, 1945 Alabama 21, Kessler AFB 0
Sept. 20, 1946 Alabama 26, Furman 3
Sept. 29, 1947 Alabama 34, Mississippi State 7
Sept. 25, 1948 Tulane 28, Alabama 14
Sept. 24, 1949 Tulane 28, Alabama 14
Sept. 23, 1950 Alabama 27, Chattanooga 0
Sept. 21, 1951 Alabama 89, Delta State 0
Sept. 19, 1952 Alabama 20, Southern Mississippi 6
Sept. 18, 1953 Southern Mississippi 25, Alabama 19
Sept. 17, 1954 Southern Mississippi 7, Alabama 2
Sept. 24, 1955 Rice 20, Alabama 0
Sept. 22, 1956 Rice 20, Alabama 13
Sept. 28, 1957 LSU 28, Alabama 0
Sept. 27, 1958 LSU 13, Alabama 3
Sept. 19, 1959 Georgia 17, Alabama 3
Sept. 17, 1960 Alabama 21, Georgia 6
Sept. 23, 1961 Alabama 32, Georgia 6
Sept. 21, 1963 Alabama 32, Georgia 7
Sept. 19, 1964 Alabama 31, Georgia 3
Sept. 18, 1965 Georgia 18, Alabama 17
Sept. 24, 1966 Alabama 34, Louisiana Tech 0
Sept. 23, 1967 Alabama 37, Florida State 37
Sept. 21, 1968 Alabama 14, Virginia Tech 7
Sept. 20, 1969 Alabama 17, Virginia Tech 13
Sept. 12, 1970 Southern Cal 42, Alabama 21
Sept. 10, 1971 Alabama 17, Southern Cal 10
Sept. 9, 1972 Alabama 35, Duke 0
Sept. 15, 1973 Alabama 66, California 0
Sept. 14, 1974 Alabama 21, Maryland 16
Sept. 8, 1975 Missouri 20, Alabama 7
Sept. 11, 1976 Mississippi 10, Alabama 7
Sept. 10, 1977 Alabama 34, Mississippi 14
Sept. 2, 1978 Alabama 20, Nebraska 3
Sept. 8, 1979 Alabama 30, Georgia Tech 6
Sept. 6, 1980 Alabama 26, Georgia Tech 3
Sept. 5, 1981 Alabama 24, LSU 7
Sept. 11, 1982 Alabama 45, Georgia Tech 10
Sept. 10, 1983 Alabama 20, Georgia Tech 7
Sept. 8, 1984 Boston College 38, Alabama 31
Sept. 2, 1985 Alabama 20, Georgia Tech 16
Aug. 27, 1986 Alabama 20, Ohio State 16
Sept. 5, 1987 Alabama 38, Southern Mississippi 7
Sept. 10, 1988 Alabama 37, Temple 0
Sept. 16, 1989 Alabama 35, Memphis State 7
Sept. 8, 1990 Southern Mississippi 27, Alabama 24
Sept. 7, 1991 Alabama 41, Temple 3
Sept. 5, 1992 Alabama 25, Vanderbilt 8
Sept. 4, 1993 Alabama 31, Tulane 17
Sept. 3, 1994 Alabama 42, Chattanooga 7
Sept. 2, 1995 Alabama 33, Vanderbilt 25
Aug. 31, 1996 Alabama 21, Bowling Greem 7
Aug. 30, 1997 Alabama 42, Houston 17
Sept. 5, 1998 Alabama 38, BYU 31
Sept. 4, 1999 Alabama 28, Vanderbilt 17
Sept. 2, 2000 UCLA 35, Alabama 24
Sept. 1, 2001 UCLA 20, Alanama 17
Aug. 31, 2002 Alabama 39, Middle Tennessee 34
Aug. 30, 2003 Alabama 40, South Florida 17
Sept. 11, 2004 Alabama 48, Utah State 17
Sept. 3, 2005 Alabama 26, Middle Tennessee 7
Sept. 2, 2006 Alabama 25, Hawai’i 17
Sept. 1, 2007 Alabama 52, Western Carolina 6
Aug. 30, 2008 Alabama 34, Clemson 10
Sept. 5, 2009 Alabama 34, Virginia Tech 24
Sept. 4, 2010 Alabama 48, San Jose State 3