Alabama vs.Southern Mississippi

  Date: 11/15/1975  
  Score: 27-6  
  Alabama vs. Southern Mississippi A tough Golden Eagle squad played Alabama hard, but lost the game by a score of 27-6. Richard Todd would throw a 32 yard touchdown pass to Ozzie Newsome in the first to open the Tide's scoring. In the second, John Boles would score on a 5 yard touchdown run, and Danny Ridgeway would hit a 23 yard field goal. In the third, Fred Berrey would hit a 39 yard field goal, and in the fourth, Todd would throw a 35 yard touchdown pass to Newsome. For the game, Newsome would have 112 yards receiving against Southern. The 1975 squad finished the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, and with a victory in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.