Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

  Date: 10/6/1962  
  Score: 17-7  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt After being down 7-0 early, Joe Namath led the Tide to a 17-7 victory. Bama's first touchdown came on a 19 yard pass to the tackle Butch Henry, and the second came on a 33 yard pass to Richard Williamson to put the Tide up 14-7 going into the fourth quarter. Tim Davis hit on a 20 yard field goal in the fourth quarter to finish the Tide scoring. Namath finished the day with 142 yards and 2 touchdowns. The 1962 squad finished with a record of 10-1, and with a victory in the Orange Bowl for Coach Bryant.