Pat Dye tests positive for coronavirus, Report.
According to an official Auburn University newspaper, coach Pat Dye has tested positive for COVID-19.
The publication said the news was first announced in an email sent out by Toccoa First United Methodist Church asking for prayers and was later confirmed by Brandon Marcello of 247Sports.
The publication reported that Dye was diagnosed with the virus last week and hospitalized in Atlanta.
Dye was the head coach at Auburn from 1981-1992 where he would go 99-39-4 over 12 seasons.
Auburn won the SEC in 1983, 1987, 1988 and 1999 and Dye became the fourth coach in SEC history to win three straight SEC titles.
He also received SEC coach of the year honors in 1983, 1987 and 1988.