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'Bama by the Numbers
David Sabino
August 30, 2006
FROM BART STARR TO WALLACE WADE, FANTASTIC FIGURES FROM THE ALABAMA ANNALS
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August 30, 2006

'bama By The Numbers

FROM BART STARR TO WALLACE WADE, FANTASTIC FIGURES FROM THE ALABAMA ANNALS

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44.0 SCHOOL RECORD for points per game in a season, set by the 1945 squad. That team was undefeated (10-0) and scored 50 points or more in five of 10 games.

12,000 ORIGINAL seating capacity of Denny Stadium when it opened in 1929.

83,818 CURRENT seating capacity of Bryant-Denny Stadium (below).

28 SEASONS in which Alabama won 10 or more games, the most by any football program. Alabama went undefeated eight times in those 28 seasons.

28 CONSECUTIVE victories in Alabama's longest winning streak, set from Sept. 30, 1978, to Nov. 1, 1980, under Paul Bryant and matched from Sept. 21, 1991, to Oct. 16, 1993, under Gene Stallings.

71 TIMES that Alabama has defeated Mississippi State (below), its most victories against any opponent. Overall the Tide has a 71-16-3 record against the Bulldogs.

.934 WINNING percentage as quarterback for Jay Barker, the highest of any Tide signal-caller. His teams had a record of 35-2-1 from 1991 through '94.

190 NUMBER of passes thrown by Brodie Croyle (left) without an interception, a school record. Croyle also holds Tide career marks for passing yards (6,382), attempts (869), completions (488) and TDs (41).

2,070 CAREER receiving yards on just 102 catches for Ozzie Newsome from 1974 through '77, which ranks No. 1 on the alltime Alabama list.

78 NUMBER of times a Crimson Tide receiver has gained at least 100 yards in a game. Ozzie Newsome did it six times, more than any other Alabama receiver.

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