Alabama vs.Tennessee

 
  Date: 10/16/1976  
  Score: 20-13  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee In a game that would swing back and forth the entire time, Bama would defeat the Vols by a score of 20-13 in Knoxville. Tony Nathan would open the scoring for the Tide with his 11 yard touchdown run in the first. Jack O'Rear would score next for the Tide with his 15 yard touchdown run in the third. Calvin Culliver would score the game-winning touchdown with his 7 yard touchdown run in the fourth. For the game, Bama would rush for 350 yards with O'Rear having 119 of them. The 1976 squad finished the season with a record of 9-3 along with a victory in the Liberty Bowl for Coach Bryant.