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Pat Sullivan


Patrick Joseph Sullivan

Inducted 1991

Date of Birth



Birmingham, AL


Auburn University (1969-1971)


Pat Sullivan had three superb seasons as Auburn quarterback. As a sophomore, he broke school records for total offense and passing yardage. As a junior, he broke them again and was named Most Valuable Player in the Southeastern Conference. In his senior season, 1971, he was unanimous All-America and won the Heisman Trophy. When his career ended, he held 24 school records. In his three years, he passed for 53 touchdowns and ran for 18. His total of touchdowns responsible for, 71, was an NCAA record at the time. In his final two years he led Auburn to top ten finishes. He and Hall of Famer Terry Beasley are one of college football's most famed passing combinations. Sullivan played four years in the National Football League before he began a career in coaching.


Height 6'0

Weight 191

Career Highlights

  • 1971 All-Conference
  • 1971 Conference MVP
  • 1971 Heisman Trophy Winner
  • 1971 Unanimous All-America
  • 1970 All-Conference
  • 1970 Conference MVP
  • 1970 Heisman - Sixth
  • 1970 Led nation in total offense
  • 1970 Third Team All-America
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