Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

 
  Date: 9/29/1973  
  Score: 44-0  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt In this contest, the Tide piled up 578 yards of total offense against Vandy in this 44-0 blowout. The Tide's first two touchdowns came in the first on a 14 yard Wayne Wheeler reception and on an 11 yard Randy Billingsley run. Bama's second quarter touchdown came on a 13 yard Mike Stock run. In the third, Alabama scored on a 4 yard Ellis Beck run. Bama's final score of the afternoon came on a 1 yard Mike Stock plunge in the fourth. The 1973 squad finished the season with a record of 11-1, as SEC champions, as national champions, and with an appearance in the Sugar Bowl for Coach Bryant.