Alabama vs.LSU

 
  Date: 11/6/1971  
  Score: 14-7  
  Alabama vs. LSU The Tigers played the Tide tough, not allowing any passing yards, but Bama would prevail 14-7. Alabama's lone touchdown came on a 16 yard Terry Davis rush. The 1971 squad would finish the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, and with an appearence in the Orange Bowl for Coach Bryant.