Special Sub-Topic: Alabama Football Championships
|Alabama won their first national championship in 1925 with a score of 20-19. What team did they beat?|
Washington. Alabama won the championship in the Rose Bowl. Their record was 10-0.
|In 1926 Alabama repeated as national champions with a tie against Stanford. The score was 7-7 in that game. Who was the coach for the Crimson Tide that year?|
Wallace Wade. Alabama was 9-0-1 that year.
|Alabama was undefeated in the 1930 season for their third national championship. Alabama's opponent proved to be easy in the Rose Bowl as Alabama came up with a 24-0 victory. Who was the opponent? |
Washington State. Wallace Wade won his third championship with Alabama.
|Alabama won championship number four in 1934 with a 29-13 victory in the Rose Bowl against Stanford. What was Alabama's final record this season?|
10-0. Alabama rolled through Howard, Sewanee, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt and Stanford in the undefeated 1934 season.
|1941 proved to be another banner year with the Crimson Tide going 9-2. The Cotton Bowl saw a great game with the Tide being victorious with a score of 29-21. Who was the opponent?|
Texas A&M. Alabama lost to Mississippi State and Vanderbilt that year.
|Their 5th title came in 1961. Alabama waited 20 years for the next national championship. The game was a low scoring affair with the Tide beating Arkansas 10-3. What bowl game featured this game?|
Sugar Bowl. Bear Bryant's first championship with Alabama.
|1964 was another great year for Alabama football. The Tide lost to Texas but was still voted the national champions. Which bowl paired these teams together? |
Orange Bowl. This was Alabama's only loss for the season. Good enough for the championship.
|1965 saw another back-to-back championship team in Alabama. The Tide beat Nebraska 39-28 in the Orange Bowl. The Tide was 9-1-1 for this season. Who did they tie?|
Tennessee. The Tide also lost to Georgia in the first game of the season.
|Championship number nine came in 1973 with yet another loss in a bowl game. The game was the Sugar Bowl. Who was the team they lost to?|
Notre Dame. The Tide lost a close game 23-24 against the Fighting Irish. Lucky the Tide had big wins against California (66-0), Vanderbilt (44-0), Virginia Tech (77-6) and Auburn (35-0) to influence the voters.
|1978 brought Alabama their 10th national championship in one of the most thrilling games I ever witnessed. This game went down to the wire and was a real nail biter. The score was 14-7 in the Sugar Bowl that year. Who did the Tide beat?|
Penn State. The Tide's only loss this season was a 14-24 loss to USC.
|Back-to-back championship seasons are not uncommon to the University of Alabama football team. After their championship in 1978, 1979 saw the Tide beat Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl with a score of 24-9. What record did the Tide end up with?|
12-0. The Tide had some close games in this undefeated season. They barely beat LSU 3-0 and beat Auburn by a touchdown in the final regular season game.
|Alabama's 12th national championship came in 1992 with a thrashing of the Miami Hurricanes. The 'Canes were heavily favored in the Sugar Bowl. What was this game's final score?|
34-13. Jay Barker led to the Tide to this victory with some help from the defense.
|How many coaches led the Crimson Tide to their first twelve national championships?|
4. They are Wallace Wade (3 championships), Frank Thomas (2), Paul "Bear" Bryant (6) and Gene Stallings (1).
|Alabama beat Iowa St. in the 2001 Independence Bowl by a narrow margin of 14-13. This game was the _______ bowl game the Tide appeared in?|
51st. Alabama has appeared in more bowl games than any other team in the country compiling a 29-19-3 record.
|With 12 national championship teams, it would be expected that Alabama would have many honorees in the College Football Hall of Fame? How many are there?|
21. The list includes Ozzie Newsome, Lee Roy Jordan, Johnny Musso, and John Hanna.
|After the 1992 championship season, one Alabama player was honored with a national award. Antonio Langham was given this award. What award did he win?|
Thorpe Award. The Thorpe Award is given to the nation's top defensive back. Langham's most prolific interception came in the SEC Championship game against Florida.
|In 1961, Alabama had a devastating defense. How many times did the Tide shutout their opponents?|
6. Alabama did not let their opponents score on them the last five games of the season.
|Half of Alabama's twelve national championships were under the coaching of Paul "Bear" Bryant? What team did he beat for his 315th victory?|
Auburn. Alabama won beat Pat Dye and his Tigers 28-17.
|"Bear" Bryant lost twice at Bryant Denny stadium in his 25 years as coach at Alabama. One was Florida, who was the other team?|
Southern Mississippi. Florida beat Alabama 10-6 in 1963 and Southern Miss beat them in 1982 with a score of 38-29.
|Alabama put together long winning streaks in 1978-1980 and again in 1991-1993. How many games did these winning streaks include?
28. Alabama accomplished this feat once in 1978-1980 under Paul "Bear" Bryant and again in 1991-1993 under Gene Stallings.
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