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Keith Jackson Remembered As Voice Of College Football After Passing Away At 89

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 15 / 18

Legendary broadcaster KEITH JACKSON , who for the "better part of five decades established himself as one of college football's beloved characters," died Friday night at the age of 89 at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., according to Theo Lawson of the Spokane SPOKESMAN-REVIEW. His cause of de...

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