Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

  Date: 9/26/1987  
  Score: 30-23  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt A tough Vandy squad gave the Tide all that they could handle in this 30-23 Alabama victory. Philip Doyle scored Bama's first points on a 29 yard field goal. In the second, Bobby Humphrey scored a pair of touchdowns on runs of 8 and 9 yards. In the third, the Tide scored on a 22 yard touchdown pass from David Smith to Marco Battle. Bama's final touchdown came in the fourth on a 1 yard Humphrey dive. For the game, Humphrey rushed for 162 yards and three touchdowns. The 1987 squad finished with a record of 7-5 and with an appearance in the Hall of Fame Bowl in Coach Bill Curry's first season at Alabama.