Pat Dye was the legendary head football coach at Auburn from 1981 until 1992 who led the Tigers to four SEC Championship wins.
- Died: Monday, June 1, 2020 (Who else died on June 1?)
- Details of Death: Died at the age of 80. He was hospitalized for a kidney issue and tested positive for COVID-19 but his son said he was asymptomatic.
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Dye was the head coach at Auburn from 1981 until 1992, leading the team to four SEC football championship wins. He had an incredible record at Auburn of 99-39-4 with nine winning seasons in a row. The Auburn program was in a slump until they brought on Dye as athletic director, hiring him away from a head coaching job at Wyoming. While at Auburn, he coached legendary running back Bo Jackson. Dye played college football at Georgia where he was a two-time All-American lineman and then played for Edmonton in the CFL.
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Full Obituary: USA Today