Alabama vs.Auburn

  Date: 11/27/1976  
  Score: 38-7  
  Alabama vs. Auburn In the 1976 edition of the Iron Bowl, the Tide would blowout the Tigers by a score of 38-7 in Legion Field. After a scoreless first, Bama would score a pair of second quarter touchdowns on runs of 1 and 14 yards by Rick Watson and Tony Nathan. In the third, Bama would score a trio of touchdowns on a 42 yard Jeff Rutledge touchdown pass to Ozzie Newsome, a 10 yard Nathan touchdown run, and on an 11 yard Rutledge touchdown run. Fred Berrey would close Bama's scoring with his 47 yard field goal in the fourth. Tony Nathan would star for Bama in the game by rushing for 141 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The 1976 squad finished the season with a record of 9-3 along with a victory in the Liberty Bowl for Coach Bryant.