Keith Jackson, known as ‘the voice of college football,’ dies at 89

By City News Service

Sportscaster Keith Jackson, known as the “voice of college football” and longtime Rose Bowl broadcaster, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at the age of 89. (File photo)

LOS ANGELES — Sportscaster Keith Jackson, known as the “voice of college football” for his decades of broadcasting the game on ABC, died Friday night at the age of 89, according to multiple media reports.

“For generations of fans, Keith Jackson was college football,” said Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, which owns ABC. “When you heard his voice, you knew it was a big game. Keith was a true gentleman [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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