|1977 Alabama Crimson Tide football|
Sugar Bowl Champions
|1977 record||11–1 (7–0 SEC)|
|Head coach||Bear Bryant|
|Home stadium||Bryant–Denny Stadium
|1977 SEC football standings|
|#2 Alabama $||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
The 1977 Alabama Crimson Tide football team (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1977 college football season. It was the Crimson Tide's 83rd overall and 44th season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team was led by head coach Bear Bryant, in his 20th year, and played their home games at Bryant–Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished season with eleven wins and one loss (11–1 overall, 7–0 in the SEC), as SEC champions and with a victory over Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl.
|September 10||Ole Miss||No. 6||Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Rivalry)||W 34–13||74,324|
|September 17||at Nebraska*||No. 4||Memorial Stadium • Lincoln, NE||ABC||L 24–31||75,899|
|September 24||at Vanderbilt||No. 10||Dudley Field • Nashville, TN||W 24–12||34,694|
|October 1||Georgia||No. 10||Bryant–Denny Stadium • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 18–10||60,210|
|October 8||at No. 1 USC*||No. 7||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA||ABC||W 21–20||63,140|
|October 15||Tennessee||No. 4||Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October)||W 24–10||71,000|
|October 22||Louisville*||No. 3||Bryant–Denny Stadium • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 55–6||60,210|
|October 29||at Mississippi State||No. 2||Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium • Jackson, MS (Rivalry)||W 37–7||47,500|
|November 5||at No. 18 LSU||No. 2||Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry)||ABC||W 24–3||65,377|
|November 12||Miami*||No. 2||Bryant–Denny Stadium • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 36–0||57,422|
|November 26||vs. Auburn||No. 2||Legion Field • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl)||W 48–21||69,721|
|January 2, 1978||vs. No. 9 Ohio State*||No. 3||Louisiana Superdome • New Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl)||ABC||W 35–6||76,811|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- Source: Rolltide.com: 1977 Alabama football schedule
- "1977 Season Recaps" (PDF). RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- "2012 Alabama Crimson Tide Football Record Book" (PDF). Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Athletics Media Relations Office. 2012. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- "1977 Alabama football schedule". RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved September 1, 2014.