Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

 
  Date: 9/27/1980  
  Score: 41-0  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt This 41-0 shutout over Vandy marked the Tide's tenth win in a row over the Commodores. As usual, Bama stayed on the ground and scored a total of 4 rushing touchdowns. Joe Jones started the scoring with a 1 yard rush, and the Tide never looked back. Jeremiah Castille blocked a punt in the second quarter, and he ran it back 43 yards for the Tide's second touchdown. Ben Orcutt, in his only year lettering for the Tide, scored Bama's next two touchdowns on runs of 3 and 13 yards. Jeff Fagan capped the scoring with a 15 yard rush of his own in the fourth. The 1980 squad finished the season with a record of 10-2 and with a victory in the Cotton Bowl for Coach Bryant.