Reddish radio play-by-play commentator Rod Bramblett and his better half Paula were killed Saturday in an auto crash in Auburn, Alabama. Bramblett, 53, and Paula, 52, were in their SUV when the accident happened.
As indicated by USA Today, the two were harmed in a 2-auto collision Saturday. The other vehicle was driven by a 16-year-old.
Bar and Paula passed on at the medical clinic. The high schooler was additionally transported with non-dangerous wounds.
Liquor was not a factor in the mishap but rather is still under scrutiny by the Lee County Coroner’s Office and Auburn Police.
Tributes to Bramblett poured in from the nation over.
I’ve been steaming throughout the night. I’ve attempted my hardest to keep my brain off of things.
Be that as it may, genuinely…
When I consider Auburn, I consider Rod Bramblett.
I hear him.
I can hear him totally obvious.
Each b-ball shot.
I hear him.
The Auburn Family is devastated by the tragic passing of Rod and Paula Bramblett. 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/BiynTWHcIx
— Auburn Tigers (@AuburnTigers) May 26, 2019
The accident occurred around 6 p.m. at the crossing point of Shug Jordan Parkway and West Samford Avenue in Auburn, WSFA announced.
As per Auburn University’s site, Rod Bramblett moved on from the college in 1988 with a four-year certification in history and a minor in political theory.
Bramblett has been the play-by-play commentator for Auburn football and ball games since 2003. In 1993, he began his Auburn telecom profession as the voice of the Tigers’ baseball crew.
Bramblett’s calls amid amusements have been incredible to Southeastern Conference football fans, including “Go insane, Cadillac” at the 2003 Iron Bowl and “Coppery’s going to win the football match-up,” when the Tigers restored a missed field objective 109 yards – “Kick Six” – to crush archrival Alabama in the 2013 Iron Bowl.
His most amazing call went ahead Nov. 13, 2013, amid the “Kick Six.” Auburn cautious back and kick returner Chris Davis took a missed Alabama field objective 109 yards for a touchdown as time terminated to give Auburn a 34-28 triumph against the Crimson Tide, win the SEC West and keep trust alive for a national title.
Rod Bramblett was a great man and such a big part of the Auburn family. Can’t believe he’s gone, but his voice will be heard forever. pic.twitter.com/barVuG8ger
— Casey Mize (@Casey_Mize) May 26, 2019
“Reddish’s going to win the football match-up,” Bramblett shouted. “Reddish-brown’s going to win the football match-up. He ran the missed field objective back. He ran it back 109 yards. They’re not going to keep them off the field this evening.”
That call earned him 2013 Play-by-Play Announcer of the Year praises from Sports Illustrated.