Alabama vs.Notre Dame

 
  Date: 11/13/1976  
  Score: 18-21  
  Alabama vs. Notre Dame In this contest, a 21 point second quarter for the Irish was enough to secure a 21-18 victory over the Tide. Bama's first score came in the second on a 1 yard Jack O'Rear plunge. Alabama's second touchdown came on a 30 yard Ozzie Newsome reception. For the game, Ozzie had seven catches for 145 yards to lead the Tide. The 1976 squad finished the season with a record of 9-3 along with a victory in the Liberty Bowl for Coach Bryant.