|1906 Alabama Crimson White football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|Record||5–1 (3–1 SIAA)|
|Home stadium||The Quad|
|1906 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings|
The 1906 Alabama Crimson White football team[A 1] (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1906 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. It was Alabama's 14th overall and 11th season as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach J. W. H. Pollard, in his first year, and played their home games at both the University of Alabama Quad in Tuscaloosa and the Birmingham Fairgrounds in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of five wins and one loss (5–1 overall, 3–1 in the SIAA).
|October 6||Maryville*||W 6–0|||
|October 13||Howard (AL)*||W 14–0|||
|October 20||at Vanderbilt||L 0–78|||
|November 3||at Mississippi A&M||W 16–4|||
|November 17||Auburn||W 10–0|||
|November 29||Tennessee||W 51–0|||
See also: Maryville Scots football
Alabama opened the 1906 season against Maryville College at Tuscaloosa, and defeated the Maryville Scots 6–0. In the game, the lone touchdown was scored in the first quarter on a ten-yard run by P. B. Jones.
See also: 1906 Vanderbilt Commodores football team
Alabama's 78–0 loss to Vanderbilt still stands as the record for most points allowed by Alabama in a game and most lopsided Alabama loss. In the game, the Commodores led 57–0 at the half, and Alabama attempted to cancel this game after seven of their regular players were sidelined by injury but Vanderbilt refused.
See also: 1906 Auburn Tigers football team
Against Auburn, Pollard unveiled a "military shift" never before seen in the south. Star running back Auxford Burks scored all of the game's points in a 10–0 victory. Auburn contended Alabama player T. S. Sims was an illegal player.