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Oct. 28, 2008

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Senior quarterback John Parker Wilson completed his last 11 passes in Saturday's win over Tennessee.  Which UA quarterback holds the single-game record for consecutive completions?

Andrew Zow holds the school record with 12 straight completions against Mississippi during the 2000 season.

Alabama will celebrate its 88th homecoming this weekend against Arkansas State.  When did UA celebrate its first homecoming and who was the opponent?

Alabama's first homecoming game took place on Nov. 11, 1920 as the Crimson Tide beat LSU, 21-0. J.T. O'Connor, a senior back from St. Louis, Mo., scored two touchdowns and kicked all three extra points in the win.

What team has Alabama faced the most on homecoming?

Alabama's most common homecoming opponent is Mississippi State. The Crimson Tide and Bulldogs have met 23 times, with the Tide posting a 19-3-1 record in those 23 meetings.

Who were the two head coaches the last time Alabama faced Arkansas State?

Alabama beat Arkansas State 34-7 on Oct. 2, 1982 at Birmingham's Legion Field.  Alabama was coached by Paul "Bear" Bryant, while ASU's head coach was Larry Lacewell. Lacewell coached Arkansas State from 1979-89 before serving as the scouting director for the Dallas Cowboys until his retirement in 2004. Lacewell was a former graduate assistant under Bryant at Alabama.