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Opinions of Pat Dye's Latest Antics

Written by Cole Locascio

You've all heard it by now, I'm sure. It's the same old story too - Pat Dye makes a few comments, people get offended, and it becomes a media frenzy full of quotes, opinions, and of course, tweeting. This time, however, Dye decided to go after his own program by calling two quarterbacks in particular (no names used) from the 2012 season, "cowards."  Let's add to the pile of quotes with a few screenshots I snapped on Twitter today of athletes (former and current), fans, and even coaches responding to the incident.  

Former Auburn baseball player, Garrett Cooper, had a few "kind" words to say about the former Auburn head coach. 

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Former Auburn DB, Jerraud Powers (2006-2008), lets out his frustration and opinion on the comments. I can't say I disagree with him...

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Plain and simple - yes.

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One of my favorite Auburn players, next to Kodi Burns, responds in the most mature way possible to Dye's comments. 

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Auburn journalism professor, John Carvalho, commendes Kiehl Frazier's tweet regarding the incident. 

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I believe the harshest comment of all came from Mark P. Whew, that gave me chills.

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Kiehl responds to some support from a friend.

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Like Kiehl, Coach Malzahn responds in the most professional way possible to provide support for his quarterbacks. 

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After scrolling through over 400 tweets regarding Dye's comments, not a single post shed a positive outlook toward the former head coach. Regarding Bret Bielema's antics, Dye say, "He needs to keep his mouth shut". Maybe you need to do us all a favor and take your own advice, Pat.