Tributes have been pouring in for longtime ABC sportscaster Keith Jackson, a Hall of Fame broadcaster who called college football games for more than four decades. Jackson died Friday at age 89. Jackson is most closely associated with college football,...
The death of sportscasting giant Keith Jackson last weekend saddened many fans who watched him call so many great moments. While Jackson was mainly associated with college football, he also called baseball, basketball, boxing, NASCAR, the NFL, swimming and so many other sports. Show More Summary
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The sport’s greatest voice passed away at the age of 89. Keith Jackson created the map of college football for the rest of us. by Spencer Hall Keith Jackson could wander. It was more fun when he did. He did it more frequently as he got older. Show More Summary
Devtun sends us the sad news that iconic sportscaster, Keith Jackson has passed at the age of 89. He was known for his colorful expressions, “Whoa, Nellie!” was probably his most famous proclamation. He began calling college football games for ABC Sports when it acquired the broadcast rights for NCAA football in 1966. He also […]
Until he retired for good in 2006, Keith Jackson's baritone voice could be heard most Saturdays when called college football games. 'Whoa Nellie' was one of his signature phrases.
There aren’t that many great broadcasters. Most are poor to middling. Dick Enberg was one of the few great ones who define my life of watching sports. So was Keith Jackson, who I especially treasure because of his late-life Pac-10 only coverage, meaning I have more recent memories of him than fans of conferences. There […]
In 1998, when Jackson was making what turned out to be premature retirement plans, a Times reporter chronicled a game day with him in Ann Arbor.
"For generations of fans, Keith Jackson was college football," ESPN quotes Disney CEO Bob Iger as saying. "When you heard his voice, you knew it was a big game." Jackson, who retired from a 54-year broadcasting career in 2006, died Friday night in Los Angeles at the age of 89,...
All I can think: Now Dick Enberg has a drinking pal. Keith Jackson was like a big slab of country ham. And a national treasure. We miss him already. "The very best place to take a nap is in the back of a cotton wagon," he told me once, in that lovely Southern cadence sports fans loved from coast...
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Keith Jackson Dies At 89 A man who many considered the voice of college football passed away Friday night. Keith Jackson, whose voice narrated many of the most iconic moments in American sports for decades, passed away …...
Mr. Jackson covered football and other sports with enthusiasm and colorful down-home phrases.
Keith Jackson, regarded by many as the voice of college football, died Friday evening. He was 89. Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company, confirmed the news Saturday via Twitter. "For generations of fans, Keith was college football," Iger wrote. "When you heard his voice, you knew i... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Keith Jackson
Legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson considered the voice of college football for more than a half-century, died late Friday night. He was 89. Read more...
Mr. Jackson was synonymous with Saturday college football for millions of fans through five decades.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. He was 89.
The lifelong golfer and legendary broadcaster who will be remembered for his iconic college football
Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of NCAA football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through Saturday afternoon ABC broadcasts, has died.