Alabama vs.Southwestern Louisiana

 
  Date: 11/12/1988  
  Score: 17-0  
  Alabama vs. Southwestern Louisiana The Cajuns of Southwestern Louisiana played the Tide tough, but lost to Alabama 17-0. The Tide scored both of their touchdowns in the second, and they came on a 1 yard Robert Stewart run and on a 16 yard David Smith pass to Lamonde Russell. Philip Doyle would score Bama's final points in the third on a 35 yard field goal. The 1988 squad would finish with a record of 9-3 and with a victory in the Sun Bowl for Coach Curry.