Happy Birthday Coach Pearl ! – (with videos)
It’s Coach Bruce Pearl’s birthday today and he says coming to The Plains was a great way to celebrate the day. In the following video, watch Rod Bramblett’s (the voice of the Tigers), meeting with the new Head Men’s Basketball Coach. It’s Coach Pearl’s first interview at Auburn.
You can really get a good feel for the man, his philosophy and especially his impression of the Auburn Family. Be sure to see his last words in the first video and in the second video watch the fans greet him at the airport today.
The third video is Coach Pearl’s introductory press conference. Pearl says his reception was “just beyond my wildest dreams.” The coach opens with a jubilant “War Eagle,” goes into the crowd to welcome Coach Malzahn, and then gives enthusiastic and humorous remarks followed by taking questions from the audience. Afterwards the students again wish their new coach a happy birthday. Watch it, you’ll enjoy it.
There’s no doubt he’s excited to be at Auburn and the fans are just as excited to have him in the Family. Happy Birthday Coach, welcome and …
In second video, fans sing Happy Birthday to Coach Pearl after greeting him at the Airport.
In the third video, watch Coach Pearl’s unusual introductory press conference in front of fans at the Auburn Arena.