Alabama vs.Southern Mississippi

  Date: 9/17/1954  
  Score: 2-7  
  Alabama vs. Southern Mississippi For the second season in a row, Mississippi Southern upset Alabama in Montgomery 2-7. The only touchdown of the game came late in the first on an 18 yard run by Southern's Brooks Tisdale. The only points that Bama could manage came as a result of Doug Potts blocking a punt that rolled out of the end zone for a safety late in the fourth. The 1954 squad finished the season with a 4-5-2 record in Coach Red Drew's final season as head coach for the Tide.