Alabama vs.Kentucky

  Date: 10/1/1988  
  Score: 31-27  
  Alabama vs. Kentucky After going down 20-7 to the Wildcats entering the fourth, the Tide would deny the 'Cats a victory by scoring 24 fourth quarter points in this 31-27 victory. Bama's first touchdown came in the third on the famous fake field goal in which Chris Mohr (Alabama's punter) hit Philip Doyle (Alabama's placekicker) for a 12 yard touchdown reception. The Tide would then explode for 24 fourth quarter points beginning with a 23 yard Doyle field goal. Bama would then score touchdowns on a 76 yard Murry Hill run, a 7 yard Vince Sutton touchdown pass to Greg Payne, and on a 3 yard Sutton touchdown pass to Gene Newberry. The 1988 squad would finish with a record of 9-3 and with a victory in the Sun Bowl for Coach Curry.