Alabama vs.Tennessee

 
  Date: 10/26/1996  
  Score: 13-20  
  Alabama vs. Tennessee For the second year in a row, the Vols were able to defeat Alabama. Two Payton Manning touchdowns in the fourth resulted in a 20-13 Bama loss to Tennessee. Brian Cunningham would score Bama's first points with his 36 yard field goal in the second quarter. In the third, Freddie Kitchens would hit Marcell West for a 40 yard touchdown reception, and Cunningham would connect on a 25 yard field goal to close Bama's scoring for the afternoon. For the game, Dennis Riddle would rush for 184 yards. The 1996 squad finished the season with a record of 10-3 and with a victory in the Outback Bowl in coach Gene Stallings final year as head coach of the Tide.