Pat Dye

Auburn Legend Pat Dye Dead at 80
Auburn Legend Pat Dye Dead at 80
Legendary Auburn football coach Pat Dye has passed away today. The news was first reported by 247Sports. Dye, dealing with kidney issues, was hospitalized in late May. The coach tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospitalized but was reportedly asymptomatic. The coach responsible for the Iron Bowl being moved from Legion Field to Auburn passed away due to complications from his failing kidneys.
Pat Dye Hospitalized with COVID-19
Pat Dye Hospitalized with COVID-19
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has been hospitalized due to COVID-19 coronavirus. According to Toccoa First United Methodist Church, Dye has been hospitalized as a result of complications dealing with kidney disease. He coached at Auburn from 1981-1992 and served as athletic director during those years, he was inducted into the college football hall of fame in 2005 and the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium is named in his honor.