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Paul Finebaum Releases Statement On Voice Of Auburn Tigers' Death

A general view of the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Auburn Tigers at the Rose Bowl.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: A general view of the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Auburn Tigers at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The entire Auburn athletics community is mourning the tragic loss of longtime radio announced Rod Bramblett and his wife, Paula. Bramblett and his wife were killed in a car accident late Saturday night.

Tributes are pouring in from all over the college football world, including from ESPN's Paul Finebaum. Few have been around the SEC as long as Finebaum has, and he clearly knew the Bramblett's personally.

This morning, Finebaum released a statement on his personal Twitter account.

"We are all heartbroken to hear the devastating news about the ‘Voice of the Auburn Tigers’ Rod Bramlett and his wife, Paula. Our deepest condolences to his children, friends and the entire Auburn Family," it read.

An AU alum, Bramblett had been Auburn's lead radio announcer for football and men's basketball since 2003. He had worked Tiger baseball games since 1993.

During his time on the airwaves, he called a number of iconic moments, including the legendary "Kick Six" in 2013 and Auburn's first-ever Final Four run this year.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bramblett's family and friends and the entire Auburn community.