Legendary Auburn coach Pat Dye honored at Jimmy Rane Foundation Banquet

Legendary Auburn coach Pat Dye honored at Jimmy Rane Foundation Banquet

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The stars were out for the 19th annual Jimmy Rane Foundation Banquet held at the Renaissance hotel in downtown Montgomery Thursday night.

The celebrity list filled with stars of the past and present from the college world; Bo Jackson, Gene Stallings, Gus Malzahn, Vince Dooley, Larry Blakeney.

NFL great Brett Favre served as one of the guest speakers, flying in for the special occasion, as all were present to honor legendary Auburn coach Pat Dye.

“I would say it is a compliment to my mentors and the people I worked with all my life,” said Dye. “For that I am thankful.”

The Rane Foundation raised over $1 million this year and gave out 39 scholarships.

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