Published:13 January 2018
He died Friday and no cause was given in a statement Saturday by . Jackson’s longtime employer was ABC Sports.
Jackson was a longtime resident of Sherman Oaks, California, and Pender Harbor, British Columbia. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Turi Ann.
Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger says Jackson “was college football” for generations of fans.
Jackson retired after the 2006 Rose Bowl and is a member of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. He was 89.