Alabama vs.LSU

  Date: 11/22/1973  
  Score: 21-7  
  Alabama vs. LSU In this contest, the Tigers would be defeated at home by a score of 21-7. Bama's first score came on a 19 yard Gary Rutledge run in the second. The Tide's second score came on a 49 yard touchdown reception by George Pugh in the second. Alabama's final score of the afternoon came on a 77 yard Wayne Wheeler touchdown reception in the third. The 1973 squad finished the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, as national champions, and with an appearence in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.