Former USFL assistant coach Greg Patrick has died, the league confirmed in a statement. He was 53.
Patrick, who also spent two seasons as Arizona’s defensive line coach, reportedly passed away last Sunday, according to The Arizona Republic. His cause of death was not immediately known.
“It is with heavy hearts we share our deepest sympathies on the recent passing of two members of the USFL family, coach Greg Patrick, and linebacker Jessie Lemonier,” the league said in a statement.
“Greg was a former assistant coach on defense for the New Orleans Breakers who helped guide the team to a playoff berth last season. Jessie recently signed to play for the Birmingham Stallions.”
According to The Arizona Republic, Patrick previously served as a football analyst at Arizona before spending two seasons as a defensive line coach under Kevin Sumlin from 2019-20.
Patrick, who last coached for the New Orleans Breakers last season, also had several successful stints as a defensive coordinator at local Arizona high schools.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.