College GameDay had an awesome segment Saturday about the famous 1970 football game between USC and Alabama.
The Trojans were the first integrated team to play at Alabama when they traveled to Tuscaloosa in 1970. Bear Bryan was already the most powerful coach in college sports, but he knew his team had no shot against the athletes USC had. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
We look back on USC’s historic win over Alabama 50 years ago, a game that for many represented the last gasp of segregation in major college football.
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) September 12, 2020
It’s truly incredible how much that 1970 game changed things at Alabama. The fans, who are faithful to the highest degree, watched USC tear the Crimson Tide apart with their athletes.
The following year, Bear Bryant offered a scholarship to a black player for the first time. Times were changing, and USC made sure