Johnston Taylor

Teen Sentenced for Crash that Killed Rod and Paula Bramblett in Auburn

A judge has sentenced a teenager for the 2019 crash that killed Auburn University sports announcer Rod Bramblett, who was known as “The Voice of the Auburn Tigers”, and his wife Paula. The sentence for 18-year-old Johnston Taylor was not released because he had been granted youthful offender status earlier this month. Taylor faced a maximum sentence of three years….

Johnston Taylor Granted Youthful Offender Status in Deaths of Rod, Paula Bramblett

Johnston Taylor, the teenage driver charged in the fatal wreck that killed “The Voice of the Auburn Tigers” Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula in 2019, has been granted youthful offender status. He is charged with two counts of manslaughter. His arraignment has been set for April 28. Court records show Taylor was speeding on the night of May 25,…

Lawyer for Johnston Taylor Files Motion for Judge to Recuse Himself from Trial

Graphic from Auburn University One of the attorneys representing Johnston Taylor, the teen charged with the death of Auburn announcer, Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula, has filed a motion for the judge in the trial to recuse himself. Taylor’s attorney, Tommy Spina, filed the motion on August 10. Spina stated in the motion that the reasoning is “based on…

Teen Charged in Death of The Voice of the Auburn Tigers and His Wife, Files for Youth Offender Status

Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office Johnston Taylor, the teen charged with manslaughter in the death of the Voice of the Auburn Tigers, Rod Bramlett, and his wife Paula, has filed for youthful offender status.  Taylor’s lawyers filed for the motion on July 6. Judge Jacob Walker has not ruled on the application. On the night of May 25, Taylor…

Teen Charged in Fatal Wreck Killing Auburn Announcer Rod Bramblett and Wife Paula Indicted

Johnston Taylor, the 16-year-old driver charged in the fatal wreck that killed “The Voice of the Auburn Tigers” Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula in 2019, has been indicted on two counts of manslaughter. Court records show Taylor was speeding on the night of May 25 when he slammed into the back of the Brambletts’ SUV. The wreck happened at the…