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+0Pinterest1Here’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.