Alabama vs.Mississippi

 
  Date: 9/11/1976  
  Score: 7-10  
  Alabama vs. Mississippi This 10-7 loss to the Rebels to open the 1976 season marked the end of a 20 game conference-winning streak for the Tide. Alabama's lone touchdown came on a 3 yard Calvin Culliver touchdown run in the third quarter. Five Bama turnovers proved to be the difference in this close contest. The 1976 squad finished the season with a record of 9-3 along with a victory in the Liberty Bowl for Coach Bryant.