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Heisman winner, former coach Pat Sullivan dies

Former Auburn quarterback Pat Sullivan, the 1971 Heisman Trophy winner and later the head coach at TCU and Samford University, died on Saturday night after a long battle with cancer, the university announced.

Sullivan, who had battled the disease since 2003, was 69.

Sullivan was a three-year starting quarterback at Auburn from 1969-71. Sullivan led the Tigers to a 26-7 record, and he and receiver Terry Beasley became one of the most celebrated duos -- and "Sullivan to Beasley" became a famous moniker -- in SEC football history.

The jersey numbers worn by Beasley, Sullivan and 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson are the only ones retired at Auburn.