Alabama vs.Kentucky

  Date: 9/19/1981  
  Score: 19-10  
  Alabama vs. Kentucky After going down to the Wildcats 10-9 in the fourth, Bama would come back and win 19-10. Peter Kim would hit four field goals before Bama would finally get into the endzone. The Tide's lone touchdown came in the fourth on a 9 yard Jeff Fagan run to seal the victory. The 1981 squad finished with a record of 9-2-1, as SEC champions, and with an appearence in the Cotton Bowl for Coach Bryant.