Alabama vs.Auburn

 
  Date: 11/27/1971  
  Score: 31-7  
  Alabama vs. Auburn Alabama's defense dominated the Tigers, allowing only 27 yards rushing, in a 31-7 victory. Terry Davis opened the scoring for the Tide in the first with touchdown runs of 6 and 11 yards. Johnny Musso would score Bama's final two touchdowns in the fourth on runs of 12 and 6 yards. The 1971 squad would finish the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, and with an appearance in the Orange Bowl for Coach Bryant.