Alabama vs.Boston College

  Date: 9/8/1984  
  Score: 31-38  
  Alabama vs. Boston College For the second year in a row, the Eagles of Boston College were able to defeat Alabama, this time by a score of 38-31. In the first, Bama scored touchdowns on a 3 yard Paul Carruth run and on a 25 yard Kerry Goode run. In the second, Mike Shula hit Goode for an 18 yard touchdown reception followed by a 37 yard Van Tiffin field goal. In the third, Goode would score Bama's final touchdown on a 99 yard kickoff return. The 1984 squad finished the season with a record of 5-6 for Ray Perkins.