Alabama vs.Penn State

 
  Date: 10/9/1982  
  Score: 42-21  
  Alabama vs. Penn State In this 42-21 Alabama victory, the Nittany Lions out gained the Tide in total yards 429-334, but 6 turnovers cost them the game. Walter Lewis would open the scoring for the Tide with a 4 yard run in the first. In the second, Bama would score on a 6 yard pass play from Lewis to Joe Carter, and this was followed by a 11 yard Linnie Patrick touchdown run. Bama's only third quarter points came on a 27 yard Peter Kim field goal. In the fourth, the Tide would score on a 47 yard Kim field goal, on a 7 yard Patrick run, and on a 31 yard interception return by Eddie Lowe. 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.