Bruce Pearl: 'Good to be normal'

Updated: August 24, 2014, 8:29 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. -- For the first time since 2011, Bruce Pearl is back to work at 100 percent.

Pearl's three-year NCAA show cause penalty expired at midnight Sunday, which allows the Auburn head coach to fully recruit for his new program.

"I've got calls to make now," Pearl said Sunday afternoon. "But it's just good to be normal again."

Dozens of Auburn students and fans lined up at Auburn Arena late Saturday night to welcome Pearl.

"I think that speaks to Auburn," Pearl said. ...

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