Pat Trammell

Football Player
Born Jul 11, 1940

Patrick Lee Trammell was an All-American quarterback for the University of Alabama from 1958 until 1961. In his senior year, he led the Crimson Tide to a perfect season of 11-0-0 and Alabama subsequently won the NCAA National Championship for 1961. On December 10, 1968, he died from metastatic testicular cancer at age 28, shortly after earning his M.D. degree.… Read More

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1940 Birth Born on July 11, 1940.


1958 17 Years Old After realizing Bryant's prophecy from 1958 in the undefeated 11–0–0 championship season of 1961, and after winning the Sugar Bowl, the National Championship and the MacArthur Bowl Trophy, multiple awards and recognitions followed suit (the following is a partial list).
1959 18 Years Old Bryant's influence would once again bring the program into the national spotlight and Trammell was his first star player. As a sophomore, in 1959, Trammell led Alabama in total offense and then led in total scoring in the 1960 season, including a win against the Fran Tarkenton-led Georgia Bulldogs. Coach Bryant had promised the team in 1958 that they would win a national championship within four years, if they could 'stick it out', as told by team-mates Billy Neighbors, Bill Oliver and Mal Moore.
1960 19 Years Old After being named SEC champions in 1960, his bold prediction soon would become mysteriously true.


In his senior season in 1961, he led the Crimson Tide to a perfect season of 11–0–0 and the NCAA national championship for 1961, and finished fifth in the voting for the Heisman Trophy. … Read More
- Dr. Frank Rose, President, University of Alabama, December 11, 1968. … Read More
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