Alabama vs.Southwestern Louisiana

  Date: 9/22/1984  
  Score: 37-14  
  Alabama vs. Southwestern Louisiana The Tide finally got their first victory of the 1984 season after defeating the Cajuns 37-14. In the first, Van Tiffin would hit a 40 yard field goal and Vince Sutton Paul Carruth for a 7 yard touchdown reception. In the second, Doug Allen scored a touchdown on a 16 yard run followed by a 3 yard Carruth touchdown run. In the third, the Tide would score on a 4 yard Sutton pass to Carruth. In the fourth Van Tiffin would hit field goals from 41 and 38 yards. The 1984 squad finished the season with a record of 5-6 for Ray Perkins.