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1977 Alabama Crimson Tide Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (1st of 145) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (11-1)

PS/G: 31.7 (15th of 145) ▪ PA/G: 11.6 (12th of 145)
SRS: 24.48 (2nd of 145) ▪ SOS: 8.15 (22nd of 145)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 35-6 versus Ohio State


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Jeff Rutledge* QB 64 Cmp, 107 Att, 1207 Yds, 8 TD
Alan Gray QB
Kevin Jones QB 1 Cmp, 4 Att, 32 Yds, 1 TD
Jack O'Rear QB
Steadman Shealy QB 5 Cmp, 11 Att, 57 Yds, 1 TD
John Crow* RB 34 Att, 120 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Johnny Davis* RB 182 Att, 931 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Tony Nathan* RB 104 Att, 642 Yds, 6.2 Avg
Pete Cavan RB 8 Att, 20 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Mike English RB 1 Att, -1 Yds, -1.0 Avg
Donnie Faust RB 35 Att, 132 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Mitch Ferguson RB 36 Att, 206 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Lou Ikner RB 40 Att, 171 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Major Ogilvie RB 34 Att, 184 Yds, 5.4 Avg
John Turpin RB 11 Att, 71 Yds, 6.5 Avg
Steve Whitman RB 26 Att, 109 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Rick Neal* WR 5 Rec, 75 Yds, 15.0 Avg
Ozzie Newsome* WR 36 Rec, 804 Yds, 22.3 Avg
Bruce Bolton WR 8 Rec, 123 Yds, 15.4 Avg
Keith Pugh WR 9 Rec, 181 Yds, 20.1 Avg
Tim Travis WR 2 Rec, 26 Yds, 13.0 Avg
Jim Bunch* OL
Bob Cryder* OL
Louis Green* OL
Dwight Stephenson* OL
Chip Tillman* OL
William Davis* DL
Terry Jones* DL
John Knox* DL
Marty Lyons* DL
Calvin Parker* DL
Rickey Gilliland* LB
Barry Krauss* LB
Phil Allman* DB
Mike Kramer* DB
Murray Legg* DB
Mike Tucker* DB
Buddy Holt P