Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

  Date: 9/29/1984  
  Score: 21-30  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt For the first time in 14 seasons the Vanderbilt Commodores defeated Alabama 30-21. The loss also broke a string of 26 consecutive Homecoming wins for the Tide. Paul Carruth started the Bama scoring with a 1 yard touchdown run in the first quarter. The Next two Alabama scores came off of 37 yard field goals by Van Tiffin. Vandy was up 30-14 until 11 seconds to go in the game when Vince Sutton connected with Carruth for an 18 yard touchdown to cut the lead but by then it was far too late to mount a comeback. The 1984 squad finished the season with a record of 5-6 for first year coach Ray Perkins.