keith jackson

Keith Max Jackson (October 18, 1928 - January 13, 2018) was an American sportscaster, known for his career with ABC Sports (1966–2006), his intelligent yet folksy coverage of college football (1952–2006), and his distinctive voice, with its deep cadence and operatic tone considered "like Edward R. Murrow reporting on World War II, the voice of ultimate authority in college football." Wikipedia
The New York Times Mon, 01/15/2018 - 05:55

Keith Jackson, Voice of College Football, Dies at 89
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for 5 decades, is dead at 89. "Whoa, Nellie!" was his signature phrase.
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