Paul “Bear” Bryant, left, led his Alabama Crimson Tide against the Missouri Tigers, coached by Dan Devine, right, for the first time in the 1968 Gator Bowl.
Paul “Bear” Bryant, left, led his Alabama Crimson Tide against the Missouri Tigers, coached by Dan Devine, right, for the first time in the 1968 Gator Bowl. From the book "MizzouRah! Memorable Moments in Missouri Tiger Football History"
Paul “Bear” Bryant, left, led his Alabama Crimson Tide against the Missouri Tigers, coached by Dan Devine, right, for the first time in the 1968 Gator Bowl. From the book "MizzouRah! Memorable Moments in Missouri Tiger Football History"

Turning the Tide: Mizzou’s 1968 romp over Alabama helped break football color barrier

October 12, 2018 06:30 AM