Keith Jackson, Voice of College Football, Dies at 89
Mr. Jackson was synonymous with Saturday college football for millions of fans through five decades.
Keith Jackson, ABC’s signature voice of college football, remembered for his love of the game’s pageantry and his Georgia-rooted, country boy flourishes on autumn Saturdays through five decades, died on Friday. He was 89.In a statement on Twitter on Saturday, Robert A. Iger, the chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, which owns ABC, confirmed Mr. Jackson’s death.“For generations of fans, Keith was college football,” Mr. Iger said.Mr. Jackson worked at 10 Summer and Winter Olympics and on...
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