Alabama vs.Auburn

 
  Date: 12/3/1983  
  Score: 20-23  
  Alabama vs. Auburn In Ray Perkins first Iron Bowl, the Tigers were victorious by a score of 23-20. After a scoreless first, Bama scored on a 20 yard Walter Lewis pass to Joey Jones and on a 3 yard Lewis pass to Joe Carter. In the third, Ricky Moore scored on a 57 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.