South Alabama associate head football coach and former All-American linebacker at Auburn, Kurt Crain, was found dead at his home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, a coroner said on Tuesday. He was 47. Jaguars coach Joey Jones said in a university release...

"We've lost a great man, coach and mentor at the University of South Alabama," "In my opinion, Kurt was one of the best overall coaches I've ever seen. He cared about the players, they respected him greatly and he was a tremendous football coach and motivator."
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs said in a statement...

"Kurt was a fierce competitor who loved the game of football as much as he loved Auburn. He was a tremendous player and an outstanding leader,"

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