Sports Broadcaster Keith Jackson Dies at 89

Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through Saturday afternoon ABC broadcasts, has died. He was 89.

Sportscaster Keith Jackson, right, speaks to Indiana coach Bobby Knight during a game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Indiana Hoosiers at the Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana on Oct. 31, 1998. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jackson died Friday night, according to media reports.

In a 52-year broadcasting career, Jackson covered a...


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