Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

  Date: 9/24/1977  
  Score: 24-12  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt A pesky Vandy squad kept the game close, but the Tide would eventually pull away with a 24-12 victory. Tony Nathan scored Bama's first touchdown in the first on a 1 yard plunge. Johnny Davis scored Bama's only other touchdown in the fourth on a 2 yard run. The 1977 squad finished the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, and with a victory in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.