Norwood Hodges and Fred Grant score two touchdowns each to lead Alabama to a 55-6 romp over Pensacola Navy Saturday at Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa. Star Crimson Tider Harry Gilmer plays only one quarterback while Coach Frank Thomas uses his third and fourth team most of the way. Star players Vaughn Mancha and Hodges are both injured in the contest, eliciting Birmingham News' sports editor Zipp Newman to pen: "The Pensacola Navy Goslings could have made a better showing if they had left off some of the rough stuff and tried to play a little football."
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