Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

 
  Date: 9/25/1982  
  Score: 24-21  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt The Commodores gave the Tide a close call in the 1982 home opener, with Alabama winning 24-21. In the first, Bama would score on a 1 yard Craig Turner plunge, and this was followed with a 4 yard Walter Lewis run. In the second, Peter Kim hit a 37 yard field goal, and Turner scored on a 3 yard run. The 1982 squad would finish with a record of 8-4 and with a victory in the Liberty Bowl in Coach Bryant's final season at the Capstone.