Alabama vs.Miami

 
  Date: 11/12/1977  
  Score: 36-0  
  Alabama vs. Miami The Tide dominated the contest shutting out the Hurricanes 36-0. Jeff Rutledge completed two touchdown passes to Rick Neal; one for five yards and one for 7. Tony Nathan added two touchdown runs and Joe Jones also rushed for one. The Bama defense held the Canes to just 172 yards of total offense. The 1977 squad finished the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, and with a victory in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.