During the 1970s college football flourished. Attendance and television numbers doubled increasing the universities' revenue. The two teams that dominated the era were rhe Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Alabama Crimson Tide.
By 1978, the Cornhuskers had two national championships and a Heisman trophy winner. The Crimson Tide had won six SEC championships and played in four national championship games - with one win.
Nebraska spoiled Alabama's title runs first in 1971 when they crushed Alabama 38-6, and again in 1977 when they beatt them at home in Lincoln.
The 1978 Season opener against Nebraska was huge and a victory would set the stage for the title run for the Crimson Tide.
The Drive chronicles that illustrious game at Legion Field between two of college football's distinguished dynasties.
Watch and listen as standouts Barry Krauss, Major Ogilvie and many more give insight and insiders' opinions of one of Bama's greatest games.
Approx. run time 45 minutes