Former football coach who won four SEC titles at Auburn University, where he coached from 1981 to 1992. He was a three-time SEC Coach of the Year Award winner, winning the award in 1983, 1987 and 1988.
He was named Georgia's 3A Lineman of the Year by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 1956.
Following his retirement, he started the Pat Dye Radio Network in May 2013.
He had a daughter named Missy Dye McDonald.
He and Gus Malzahn both served as head coach of the Auburn Tigers football team.