Record: 6 - 4 - 1
Finish: No Bowl Appearance
Coach: John McKay
Best Player: Sam Cunningham

While many teams in the SEC remained segregated throughout the '60s, Alabama vs. USC on September 12, 1970 changed all that forever. The all-white Crimson Tide led by Paul "Bear" Bryant took a 42-21 thrashing from a fully-integrated USC team whose six touchdowns that day were scored by black players. This game led to Alabama, and many other teams in the South, integrating their college football teams. This break of the color barrier also fostered a popular saying in the coaching fraternity: "If you can't beat 'em, stop being a racist asshole."