Here’s the press release Auburn put out ‘concerning the death of Coach Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant’ February 8, 2018 by Jeremy Henderson Like it? Share it! Thanks!36sharesFacebook35TwitterGoogle+Pinterest1If you like TWER, please consider becoming one of the 100. Thanks! Here’s what new Auburn Sports Information Director David Housel was up to on Jan. 26, 1983 while Auburn fans weren’t rolling Toomer’s Corner. Help TWER to keep on keepin’ on! Related: VIDEO: Rare 1981 interview with Bear Bryant about Pat Dye being hired as Auburn’s football coach.