Alabama NewsCenter — Film about famed Auburn football coach Pat Dye to further ‘mighty’ legacy

| September 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

By: Preston Sparks

The “mighty” life and legacy of famed Auburn University football coach Pat Dye is living on through a documentary that will be showcased in September to benefit current and future Auburn students in a field near and dear to Dye’s heart.

“With this film, we are honoring such a pivotal figure in Auburn University’s history,” said Jimmy Rane, a 1968 Auburn alumnus, longtime Auburn University Board of Trustees member and Dye’s good friend who was instrumental in having the film produced. “It is a privilege to pay homage to the legacy of our beloved coach and, in turn, further a mission he was so greatly devoted to throughout his life – that of the preservation of nature and supporting the life-changing learning opportunities and experiences available at Auburn.”

A special screening of the film, “Mighty: The Life and Legacy of Pat Dye,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Langdon Hall on the Auburn University campus. Seating will be limited, so tickets should be purchased early at

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