Alabama vs.Auburn

 
  Date: 11/28/1953  
  Score: 10-7  
  Alabama vs. Auburn As a result of Mississippi tying Mississippi State, the winner of this Alabama-Auburn game would be SEC champions and receive an invitation to the Cotton Bowl. Auburn scored first with Charles Hataway scoring on a 3 yard run. Bama would come back in the second to tie up the score on a touchdown by Bill Stone. Bobby Luna would hit the game-winning 22 yard field goal in the second half. The 1953 squad would finish the season with a record of 6-3-3, as SEC champions, and with an appearance in the Cotton Bowl for Coach Red Drew.