Alabama vs.LSU

 
  Date: 11/5/1983  
  Score: 32-26  
  Alabama vs. LSU In this contest, LSU actually out gained the Tide in total yards 405-331, but Alabama would win the game 32-26. In the first, Cornelius Bennett blocked punt and returned it 48 yards for a touchdown. In the second, Walter Lewis would hit Ricky Moore for a 4 yard touchdown reception. After only managing a 25 yard Van Tiffin field goal in the third, Bama would score fourth quarter touchdowns on a 4 yard Lewis pass to Joey Jones and on a 1 yard Kerry Goode plunge. 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.