World News – US – Gus Malzahn pays homage to Pat Dye with match day wardrobe


Pat Dye, Auburn’s football coach from 1981 to 1992, died in June aged 80 (AP Photo / Jason DeCrow, FIle) AP

Auburn plans to honor the late Pat Dye with a helmet sticker for today’s season opener against Kentucky, but coach Gus Malzahn took his wardrobe one step further of the match

Malzahn entered the pitch about an hour before kick-off wearing a retro blue and orange Auburn cap, blue pants, white shoes, a white short-sleeved shirt, and a blue and orange striped tie, a look that Dye has worn several times during his career as head coach of the Tigers Here are two shots of Malzahn, via Jason Caldwell of Inside the Auburn Tigers and Justin Lee of the Opelika-Auburn News:

As Auburn pays homage to Pat Dye today, Gus Malzahn wears the familiar cap and tie during pre-game warm-ups picTwittercom / ThelhQqpCX

Dye, who coached Auburn to four SEC championships from 1981 to 1992, died in June aged 80 Here’s a photo of him wearing his classic look after a game against Tennessee:

Auburn’s Pat Dye, left, shakes hands with Johnny Majors of Tennessee after a football game in 1987 (Birmingham News file photo by Ed Jones) The Birmingham News

Auburn kicks off with Kentucky at 11 a.m. from Jordan-Hare Stadium Tigers players will also wear a sticker with the initials « PD » and « Sixty Minutes » on the back of their helmets, honoring the initials of Dye and his legendary quip when asked how long it would take to finally beat Alabama

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World news – United States – Gus Malzahn pays tribute to the late Pat Dye with match day wardrobe


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