Former Auburn QB Jeff Klein Dies at Age 42

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Former Auburn QB Jeff Klein Dies at Age 42

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Former Auburn quarterback Jeff Klein died Wednesday at 42 years old. 

He had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer known as metastatic squamous cell carcinoma.

Klein's wife, Adrienne, posted a statement announcing his death on

“His passing was peaceful and immediately followed the ceasing of life support. After two long and painful days, I finally get to see our precious boys. Please continue to pray the Lord would grant me the words and wisdom on how to talk to my babies about how our lives have been completely changed.

“Thank you to everyone who has continued to reach out and prayed without ceasing. The outpouring of love and support from loved ones, friends, acquaintances, health care professionals, and even perfect strangers has been an overwhelming blessing. I’m grateful for every single one of you, and every prayer said. Please continue to pray for me, our boys and our families as we attempt to navigate through the heartbreak.”

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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