Alabama vs.Tulsa

  Date: 10/10/1953  
  Score: 41-13  
  Alabama vs. Tulsa Alabama defeated the Golden Hurricanes of Tulsa in Tuscaloosa 41-13 in this game. The Tide blew it open in the second when Bill Oliver capped a 54 yard drive with a touchdown. Corky Tharp would score on a 63 yard touchdown run and Bob Luna would run back an interception for a touchdown 56 yards to give Bama a 20-0 lead at the half. The Tide would continue to dominate the Hurricanes in the second half and end up with a 41-13 victory. The 1953 squad would finish the season with a record of 6-3-3, as SEC champions, and with an appearance in the Cotton Bowl for Coach Red Drew.