The Iron Bowl has brought exciting football over the years with upset wins and last-second finishes coming within every decade of the rivalry. The past 50 years of the Iron Bowl have been especially riveting, with games like “Punt, Bama, Punt” and “the run in the mud” making headlines.
These two teams represent an entire state when they take the field, and they take on the weight of millions of fans across the country. The past four seasons have held title implications, and this year, the game will do the same.
The Iron Bowl is special for many reasons—as discussed here—but the most meaningful piece of the rivalry are the wins and losses. All too often, they have come in unbelievable fashion.
Here are the 10 best Iron Bowl matchups in the rivalry’s history.