Video: Bruce Pearl Drops First Official ‘War Eagle’ As Auburn Coach

It took Bruce Pearl all of about 15 seconds into his introductory press conference to drop a “War Eagle” on the Auburn faithful. Big Bruce then unleashed a rousing “Welcome to the jungle,” and the presser was off and running.

Fast forward to the 3:15 mark in the video below to watch Pearl’s spirited welcome party.

I was initially going to end the post with the one video, but a funny thing happened on the way to the publishing house. This guy sucked me in, and I ended up watching the entire 90-minute press conference.

Pearl is made for college basketball, and his Q&A was as charged as any you will ever see. He owns the room from the second he takes the podium, and you would swear that he’s been coaching on The Plains for over a decade.

If you have the time or the interest, I highly recommend watching the full presser. It’s well worth the price of admission, and entertaining as hell.

[Thank you so much to Jason Caldwell for the videos]