Pat Dye Update : Auburn legend Pat Dye Death – Dead :  Pat Dye Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown

By | June 1, 2020

Pat Dye Update : Auburn legend Pat Dye Death – Dead :  Pat Dye Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.

Auburn legend Pat Dye has died, according to a statement posted online on June. 1, 2020.

The former Alabama assistant coach, who solidified Auburn as a national brand in collegiate athletics, passed away on Monday at the age of 80.

We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media., 

Nick Saban on the passing of Auburn legend Pat Dye:

“I’ve known and respected Pat Dye for many years, and he always represented college football with tremendous class and integrity. He was an outstanding teacher and coach who affected our game in many significant ways. We are saddened to hear of his passing and our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, co-workers and all of the players he had such a positive impact on throughout his distinguished career.”

Pic of Saban via UA Athletics

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Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.

Tributes.

The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

 

Auburn Gold Mine wrote 
Auburn coaching legend Pat Dye passed away Monday. Dye was hospitalized with a kidney issue. He tested positive for COVID-19. He had a 99-39-4 record and won four SEC titles at Auburn from 1981-92. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2005

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FirstDown PlayBook wrote 
Had never heard this story before but just read that the Auburn search committee asked Coach Dye how long it would take him to beat Alabama & Coach Bryant if they hired him. He replied “60 minutes” Perfect ball coach answer. We lost another great one today. #PatDye #CoachDye

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Ballin Down South Sports Network wrote 
Statement from Nick Saban on the Passing of Pat Dye   “I’ve known and respected Pat Dye for many years, and he always represented college football with tremendous class and integrity. He was an outstanding teacher and coach who affected our game in many significant ways.

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E2C Network: Auburn Athletics Podcasts wrote 
Pat Dye Memorial Episode. If you would like to submit a voice recording to be featured in this podcast episode, please let us know below or message us directly. It is very simple and we would love to hear from the #AuburnFamily! #WarEagle #PatDye

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Ford Stokes wrote 
This was my Auburn Coach! He will be missed. Bama Biased Reporter, “How long will it take you to beat Alabama?” Coach Pat Dye, “About 60 Minutes!” I miss Coach Dye already! I am praying for Wanda and Pat Dye Jr. today. #WarEagle

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