When Bo Scabrough dove into the end zone for an Alabama touchdown with 8:21 to go in the first quarter of Saturday’s game against Tennessee, it marked the 34th consecutive quarter in which the Crimson Tide has scored. That established a new school record, according to PrideOfTheTide.com, a website devoted to UA football statistical history.
The streak dates back to the fourth quarter of last year’s College Football Playoff semifinal against Washington, and also encompassed a stretch that has seen Alabama score in every quarter of eight consecutive games, dating back to the CFP National Championship Game vs. Clemson in Tampa – another first in Crimson Tide history.
The previous record scoring streak of 33 consecutive quarters began in the second quarter of the 2011 Mississippi State game and continued through the second quarter of UA’s 2012 game against Ole Miss.
The touchdown also ran Alabama’s school-record streak of 221 games in which Alabama has scored. Alabama was. Last shut out on Nov.18, 2000, versus Auburn