Auburn legend Pat Sullivan has passed away.

Sources say the 1971 Heisman trophy winner died in his sleep Saturday night. <span style=”font-size: 14px;”>He played quarterback at Auburn from 1969 to 1971 and won the 1971 Heisman Trophy. </span>

Sullivan was a second-round selection in the 1972 NFL Draft and went on to spend five seasons in the league, playing four with the Atlanta Falcons and one with the Washington Redskins before retiring after the 1976 season.

He spent five years doing radio color commentary for Auburn football games before joining head coach Pat Dye’s staff as the quarterbacks coach.

Sullivan is survived by his wife and their three children. <span style=”font-size: 14px;”>He was 69 years old.</span>

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