R.I.P., Keith Jackson (legendary sports announcer)

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  1. KeithH

    KeithH Success With Honor...then and now Thread Starter

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  2. ggergm

    ggergm sexagenarian

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    Whoa, Nellie!
     
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  3. EdgardV

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  4. Spitfire

    Spitfire Senior Member

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    Loved Keith Jackson
     
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  5. neo123

    neo123 Forum Resident

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  6. jon9091

    jon9091 Master Of Reality

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  7. dance_hall_keeper

    dance_hall_keeper Forum Resident


    Keith Max Jackson explains, "Whoa, Nellie!".
     
  8. Dear 23

    Dear 23 Forum Resident

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    The Voice of College Football.

    RIP, Mr. Jackson.
     
  9. Ron Stone

    Ron Stone Offending Member

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    The original play-by-play announcer for Monday Night Football. He was offered the college football post he made famous after he was replaced on MNF by Frank Gifford. Needless to say, wise decisions all the way around!

    Growing up, he was college football to me. As far as I knew, college football took four hours, not three; had a halftime show with marching bands; didn't throw the ball much; featured Keith Jackson.
     
  10. Tim S

    Tim S Forum Resident

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    Loved him - RIP Mr. Jackson
     
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  11. Bender Rodriguez

    Bender Rodriguez RIP Exene, best dog ever. 2005-2016

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  12. mwheelerk

    mwheelerk Believe In Music

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    Certainly grew up watching sports broadcast by Keith and Dick Enberg. Two legends now gone RIP
     
  13. townsend

    townsend Forum Resident

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    Great voice. RIP.
     
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  14. shokhead

    shokhead Forum Resident

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    RIP. No more like him.
     
  15. OnTheRoad

    OnTheRoad Forum Resident

    He and Curt Gowdy were my favorites as a youth....

    RIP Keith
     
  16. JCM

    JCM Forum Resident

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    "Cie Grant was the man who pressured Dorsey. And now the party begins for the Ohio State Buckeyes, they are 14-0."



    RIP Keith
     
  17. sgb

    sgb Forum Resident

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    +1
     
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  18. MikaelaArsenault

    MikaelaArsenault Forum Resident

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    He also did the wide world of sports.
     
  19. xdawg

    xdawg I heard it on the X

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    I've missed him since he retired. He was one of the greats. R.I.P. Keith!:cheers:
     
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  20. guy incognito

    guy incognito Senior Member

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    Also baseball, basketball, auto racing, boxing, Olympic swimming and track... he was actually pretty versatile, although there's a reason every obituary of him will mention college football first and foremost. He and Frank Broyles were the best-ever TV duo for that sport by a country mile.

    I had an uncle who looked almost exactly like Keith and was nearly the same age. Coincidentally enough, my uncle died just this past September.
     
  21. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Member Of The Midnight Society

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  22. No Static

    No Static Gain Rider

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    There will always be only one college football best.
     
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  23. dlokazip

    dlokazip Forum Transient

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    Rest easy, Mr. Jackson.

    One of the best ever.
     
  24. jdlaw

    jdlaw Forum Resident

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    RIP, Mr. Jackson.

    He was to College Football, what Pat Summerall was to the NFL. Grew up listening to both, and miss both.

    As a Michigan fan, I'll never forget his 'Hello, Heisman!" call back in 1991 against OSU.
     
  25. ben_wood

    ben_wood Rollin' with the Tide!

    Keith Jackson epitomized everything good about college football. I loved listening to his broadcasts with Frank Broyles.
     
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