Tuesday Tide Trivia

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Nov. 4, 2008

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Test your Crimson Tide football knowledge each week with “Tuesday Tide Trivia” on RollTide.com.

How many times has a No. 1 ranked Alabama team faced LSU?

The Crimson Tide is 1-0 against LSU when ranked No. 1, posting 3-0 win at Tiger Stadium on Nov. 10, 1979. 

Name the only two schools to have played against Alabama in all four home stadiums – Crampton Bowl, Ladd Stadium, Legion Field and Bryant-Denny Stadium?

LSU and Southern Mississippi are the only two schools to face Alabama in its four home stadiums. The Crimson Tide and Tigers met twice in Montgomery in 1923 and 1930. The two teams met four times in Mobile, with the most memorable meeting taking place on Sept. 27, 1958 as Paul “Bear” Bryant made his UA coaching debut in 13-3 loss to LSU.  The Tide and Tigers have also met numerous times in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide and Golden Eagles have also played in Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa during their series history.

What Alabama quarterback has the most touchdown passes in a game against LSU?

In 1998, Andrew Zow threw three touchdown passes, including the game-winner to Quincy Jackson in the final minute as the Crimson Tide pulled out an amazing 22-16 in Tiger Stadium.  The Tide trailed 16-7 with just over two minutes left in the game before Zow hit Shaun Alexander with a 21-yard TD pass.  After a successful on-side kick attempt, Zow fired the 25-yard game-winning TD pass to Jackson with 38 seconds left in the game. Zow completed 17 of 27 passes for 284 yards and three TDs in the win and was named SEC Player of the Week.

Alabama has had 21 winning streaks of 10 or more games, including its current 10-game winning streak.  When was UA’s first 10-game winning streak and who did it begin against?

The Crimson Tide won a then-school record 12 straight games from 1919-20.  The streak began with a 23-0 win at LSU on Nov. 15, 1919. 

Name the seven head coaches who have coached both for and against Alabama?

The seven head coaches that have coached for and against Alabama include G.H. Harvey, Eli Abbott, Harold “Red” Drew, Paul “Bear” Bryant, Bill Curry, Gene Stallings and Nick Saban.  Bryant was 0-2 against the Tide while the head coach at Kentucky.  Stallings led Texas A&M to the 20-16 upset win over Alabama in the 1968 Cotton Bowl. Saban was 4-1 against Alabama while at LSU and snapped the Tigers’ 15-game winless streak against the Tide in Tiger Stadium with 30-28 win in 2000.