Alabama vs.Tennessee

 
  Date: 10/18/1997  
  Score: 21-38  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee For the third year in a row, Tennessee was able to defeat Alabama. The Vols dominated the Tide in all aspects of the game and left Birmingham with a 38-21 victory. In the first, Brian Cunningham would hit a pair of field goals (42 and 35 yards). In the third, Freddie Kitchens would hit Ed Scissum for a 33 yard touchdown reception. Bama would close its scoring in the fourth with a 4 yard John David Phillips touchdown pass to Quincy Jackson. The 1997 squad finished the season with a record of 4-7 in Mike Dubose's first year at the Capstone.