Former Auburn quarterback, Heisman winner Pat Sullivan dead at 69

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AUBURN, Ala. – Pat Sullivan, former Auburn quarterback and Heisman winner, has passed away.
Pat Sullivan statue outside Jordan-Hare Stadium (Photo: Steve Fleming)
Sullivan was 69 when he died. Sullivan played three seasons for the Tigers, winning the Heisman Trophy during his senior season when he threw 162-281 for 2,012 yards and 20 touchdowns. Sullivan played for the Atlanta Falcons from 1972-76, leaving the league to become a football coach. Sullivan joined the Auburn coaching staff as the QB coach in 1986, working with then-head coach Pat Dye. From Auburn, he left to be the head coach at Texas Christian University and Samford.