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Shocking Death: Rod Bramblett Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife (Paula Bramblett)Net Worth, Twitter, Cause of Death, Car Accident

Rod Bramblett Biography

Rod Bramblett Biography
Rod Bramblett, the voice of the Auburn Tigers, has died after a tragic car crash in Auburn on Saturday, May 25. Bramblett’s wife, Paula, also died after sustaining injuries in the crash. Police reported that a 16-year-old driving a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee rear-ended the Brambletts’ car on Saturday evening at about 6 PM. Rod Bramblett was airlifted with to the UAB Hospital in Birmingham and died hours later. Paula Bramblett was rushed to East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika where she died from her injuries that evening.

Rod Bramblett Age

He was born on November 5, 1965, and died on May 25, 2019. He was 53.
Rod Bramblett Biography

Rod Bramblett Wife

Bramblett was married to his wife Paula Bramblett. They had two children together.

Rod Bramblett Children

Bramblett and his wife had two children, Shelby Bramblett and Joshua Bramblett.

Rod Bramblett Family

Bramblett was married to his wife Paula Bramblett. They had two children together, Shelby Bramblett and Joshua Bramblett.

Rod Bramblett Death – Rod Bramblett Car Accident

Bramblett and his wife Paula Bramblett died in a car accident on May 25, 2019. According to the Lee County Coroner’s Office, paramedics responded to a two-car crash in Auburn shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday. Rod Bramblett was airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, where he died of a severe closed head injury.
Rod Bramblett Biography
Paula Bramblett died of multiple internal injuries in the emergency room of East Alabama Medical Center. Rod Bramblett was 53; Paula Bramblett was 52.

Auburn Tigers wrote on Twitter, “Rod Bramblett, the Voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula, were involved in a serious car accident early Saturday evening in Auburn. We ask the Auburn Family to keep the Bramblett family in your thoughts and prayers.”

Rod Bramblett Cause of Death

Rod Bramblett died of a severe closed head injury and his wife, Paula Bramblett, died of multiple internal injuries.

Rod Bramblett Salary – Rod Bramblett Net Worth

This information about his salary and net worth is being updated.
Fast Facts You Need to Know

Authorities Say Alcohol Was Not a Factor in the Deadly Crash

Auburn police and the Lee County Coroner’s Office are still investigating the deadly crash, which claimed the lives of both Rod and Paula Bramblett. Authorities have not released the name of the 16-year-old who rear-ended the Brambletts while they were driving near the Auburn campus on Saturday evening. The teen driver is being treated for his own injuries and is expected to recover.


The coroner said that alcohol does not seem to be a factor in the crash. Authorities say the accident took place at the intersection of Shug Jordan Parkway and West Samford Avenue in Auburn at about 6PM.

An Auburn Graduate, Bramblett Spent Over a Quarter Century Working with Auburn Broadcasting

Rod Bramblett was a graduate of Auburn. He began his Auburn broadcasting career in 1993 calling Auburn baseball games and became the official play-by-play announcer for Auburn football and basketball games in 2003, when he took over from the late Jim Fyffe.
Bramblett was named Sports Illustrated’s national broadcaster of the year in 2013, in recognition of his calls during Auburn’s wins over Alabama and Georgia that year. Sports Illustrated praised Bramblett’s calls of “Kick Six” and “Miracle in Jordan-Hare.”


Auburn Athletics released a statement after the accident asking for everyone in the “Auburn family” to keep the Brambletts in their thoughts and prayers. The statement read, in part, “We ask the Auburn Family to keep the Bramblett family in your thoughts and prayers.”

Paula & Rod Bramblett Had Two Children

The Brambletts left behind two children: a daughter, Shelby, and a son, Josh. Fans and colleagues took to social media to express their grief over the deaths of Rod and Paula Bramblett. “Our hearts are full of grief,” university president Steven Leath tweeted. “Janet and I offer our sympathy and support to the family of Rod and Paula Bramblett. The Auburn family loves you!”

Bramblett Started His Broadcast Career While Still a Student at Auburn

Rod Bramblett Biography
Bramblett graduated from Auburn in 1988. Even before graduation, though, he had begun his sportscasting career. While an undergraduate, Bramblett went to work part-time with the WZZZ/WCJM radio stations in Lanett. He then worked in Auburn at WAUD from 1989-91, and again from 1993-96. During that period, Bramblett called play-by-play for Auburn High and Lee-Scott Academy games. He started calling Auburn baseball games in 1993 and became the official play-by-play announcer for Auburn football and basketball games in 2003.

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