Alabama vs.Florida

  Date: 10/24/1964  
  Score: 17-14  
  Alabama vs. Florida Steve Spurrier and the Gators nearly spoiled Homecoming in Tuscaloosa, but came up just short losing 17-14. The Tide answered a Gator score in the second with a 1 yard Steve Bowman touchdown run. Bowman would score again in the fourth on a 30 yard touchdown run to tie up the game. Late in the fourth, David Ray would hit the 21 yard game-winning field goal. The 1964 squad finished 10-1, as SEC champions, as national champions, and with an appearance in the Orange Bowl for Coach Bryant.