Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

  Date: 9/28/1985  
  Score: 40-20  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt After being held scoreless in the first, the Tide would dominate the Commodores in this 40-20 Alabama victory. After a 40 yard Van Tiffin field goal to open the second, Bama would score on a 5 yard Bobby Humphrey run and on a 6 yard Mike Shula run. In the third, the Tide scored on a 14 yard pass play from Shula to Al Bell, on a 10 yard Gene Jelks run, and on a 21 yard Tiffin field goal. Craig Turner would close Alabama's scoring for the day with his 2 yard touchdown run in the fourth. The 1985 squad finished the season with a record of 9-2-1 and with a victory in the Aloha Bowl for Ray Perkins.