Alabama vs.Miami

 
  Date: 12/14/1963  
  Score: 17-12  
  Alabama vs. Miami In this contest, Bama would defeat the Hurricanes by a score of 17-12 in Miami's Orange Bowl. Bama would score a pair of first quarter touchdowns that would prove to be enough to win the game. These touchdowns were scored on a 100 yard return of the opening kickoff by Gary Martin, and on a 1 yard Benny Nelson run. The Tide's only other points came on a 36 yard Tim Davis field goal in the second. The 1963 squad finished with a record of 9-2 with a victory in the Sugar Bowl over Mississippi for Coach Bryant.