Pat Dye
Class of 1990

Category: Football

Born: 11/6/1939
Birthplace: Blythe, GA

Pat Dye was born November 6, 1939, in Blythe, Georgia. He became an All-American guard at the University of Georgia and was also named an Academic All-American. Following an Army tour of duty he played two years in the Canadian Football League. In 1965 he joined the coaching staff of Paul Bryant at the University of Alabama where, during the next 9 years, he was part of two national championships. After head coaching stops at East Carolina and Wyoming, he was named the head coach at Auburn University in 1981. During the decade of the eighties, he established one of the premier programs in the country, winning or sharing four SEC titles with an 81- 25 won-loss record. He retired from coaching at the end of the 1992 season. He resides in Reeltown, Alabama.

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