Former Auburn QB Jeff Klein Dies After Cancer Diagnosis

Apr 14, 2022

Former Auburn quarterback Jeff Klein has died, his wife announced Wednesday.

Klein was hospitalized earlier this month with severe back pain, where he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. On Tuesday night, Klein suffered a severe stroke, and he died Wednesday afternoon.

Klein’s wife, Adrienne, announced the news on CaringBridge.com. The full post reads as follows:

“Surrounded by his loved ones, at 2:36 pm this afternoon the love of my life was called home.

Source: Sports Illustrated
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