Alabama vs.Mississippi State

 
  Date: 10/23/1954  
  Score: 7-12  
  Alabama vs. Mississippi State On this day, State spoiled Homecoming at the Capstone with a 12-7 victory over Alabama. In the late second quarter, Doug Potts stripped the ball from a State player that would set up Albert Elmore's 4 yard touchdown pass to Corky Tharp. However, this was the only points that Alabama put on the board that afternoon. The 1954 squad finished the season with a 4-5-2 record in Coach Red Drew's final season as head coach for the Tide.