Alabama vs.Southern Mississippi

 
  Date: 11/12/1983  
  Score: 28-16  
  Alabama vs. Southern Mississippi This 28-26 victory over the Golden Eagles marked the 600th victory in the history of Alabama football. Ricky Moore would score on a 1 yard touchdown plunge in the first. In the second, Linnie Patrick would also score on a 1 yard touchdown plunge. In the third, Kerry Goode would score a touchdown on a 32 yard run. In the fourth, Moore would score Bama's final touchdown on a 1 yard run. The 1983 squad finished with a record of 8-4 and with a victory in the Sun Bowl in Ray Perkins' first season at the Capstone.