Alabama vs.Tennessee

 
  Date: 10/15/1983  
  Score: 34-41  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee For the second week in a row, the Tide would lose, but this time it was to hated Tennessee by a score of 34-41. In the first, Alabama would score touchdowns on a 31 yard Walter Lewis pass to Joey Jones and on a 3 yard Ricky Moore run. In the second, Bama would score on a 6 yard Lewis touchdown run and on a 25 yard Van Tiffin field goal. Bama would finish their scoring in the third with a 26 yard Tiffin field goal and a 6 yard Moore run. The 1983 squad finished with a record of 8-4 and with a victory in the Sun Bowl in Ray Perkins' first season at the Capstone.