Kirk Herbstreit Issues Heartfelt Statement On College Football Announcer’s Death

first_imgThe College GameDay crew on set in New York City.NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 23: Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Chris Fowler are seen during ESPN’s College GameDay show at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit has issued a heartfelt statement on the passing of a longtime college announcer and his wife.Rod Bramblett, the radio voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula, have passed away from injuries suffered in an accident in Alabama on Saturday night.The voice of the Tigers, who’s known for an iconic “Kick Six” call, among other things, died along with his wife following a car accident this weekend.Details on the tragic accident can be found here. Herbstreit took to Twitter this morning to issue a heartfelt statement.“Devastated to hear the news regarding Auburn play by play man Rod Bramblett & his wife Paula, who were killed in a car accident. My thoughts-condolences & prayers to his family & the entire Auburn family. He was a pros pro in the booth. He & Paula will both be missed greatly,” he wrote.Devastated to hear the news regarding Auburn play by play man Rod Bramblett & his wife Paula, who were killed in a car accident. My thoughts-condolences & prayers to his family & the entire Auburn family. He was a pros pro in the booth. He & Paula will both be missed greatly. https://t.co/sxe2CentWJ— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) May 26, 2019Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the Brambletts.May they rest in peace.last_img

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