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
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.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
… coach Sean Payton and former coach Pat Dye. Many Former NFL players have also admitted to having this disease including Dexter Manley, Tony Boselli, Mark campbell… Unfortunately former NFL Kicker, Tom Dempsey has passed due to the pandemic. RIP Dempsey pic.twitter.com/IG4mmTBdn0
— RonaOnSports (@RonaSports) June 1, 2020
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 2005FirstDown PlayBook wroteBallin Down South Sports Network wroteStatement 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.