Alabama vs.Mississippi State

 
  Date: 10/30/1982  
  Score: 20-12  
  Alabama vs. Mississippi State A tough State squad gave the Tide all that they could handle in this 20-12 Alabama victory. After being held scoreless in the first, Alabama would get on the board with a 1 yard Craig Turner touchdown plunge in the second. In the third, Bama would score again on a 1 yard Patrick plunge, and this was followed by a 28 yard pass from Walter Lewis to Joey Jones for a touchdown. The 1982 squad would finish with a record of 8-4 and with a victory in the Liberty Bowl in Coach Bryant's final season at the Capstone.