Alabama vs.Southwestern Louisiana

 
  Date: 10/3/1987  
  Score: 38-10  
  Alabama vs. Southwestern Louisiana The Cajuns were no match for the Tide in this 38-10 homecoming blowout. Alan Ward opened the scoring for the Tide with a 51 yard field goal. This was followed with a 17 yard Vince Sutton touchdown run and a 40 yard Sutton touchdown pass to Pierre Goode. In the second, Sutton would hit Goode again for a 46 yard touchdown reception. In the third, Kermit Kendrick returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown. Bama's final touchdown came in the fourth on a 1 yard Kerry Goode touchdown plunge. The 1987 squad finished with a record of 7-5 and with an appearance in the Hall of Fame Bowl in Coach Bill Curry's first season at Alabama.