Alabama vs.Mississippi

  Date: 10/2/1965  
  Score: 17-16  
  Alabama vs. Mississippi An upset minded Rebel team came into Birmingham, but lost 17-16. Steve Sloan starred for Bama, scoring two rushing touchdowns. His first came on a 5 yard in the second, and his second came on a 9 yard run in the fourth. A 37 yard David Ray field goal in the fourth provided the winning margin. The 1965 squad finished 9-1-1, as SEC champions, as national champions, and with an appearance in the Orange Bowl for Coach Bryant.