Alabama vs.Maryland

 
  Date: 9/14/1974  
  Score: 21-16  
  Alabama vs. Maryland A tough Maryland team gave the Tide all that they could handle in a 21-16 Alabama victory. Calvin Culliver would score Bama's first two touchdowns. His first came in the first on a 7 yard run, and his second came in the second on a 73 yard run. Bama's final score came on an one yard Richard Todd plunge in the fourth. The 1974 squad finished the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, and with an appearence in the Orange Bowl for Coach Bryant.