Alabama vs.Georgia

  Date: 9/2/1985  
  Score: 20-16  
  Alabama vs. Georgia In this contest, the Tide rolled into Athens and "taught the Bulldogs to behave" in this 20-16 victory. After a scoreless first, Mike Shula hit Al Bell on a 16 yard pass for a touchdown in the second. After a pair of Van Tiffin field goals (48 and 41 yards), Shula would again hit Bell for a 17 yard touchdown play with :15 seconds remaining in the game to give Alabama the 20-16 victory. The 1985 squad finished the season with a record of 9-2-1 and with a victory in the Aloha Bowl for Ray Perkins.