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College Football Legend Keith Jackson Dies at 89

The Georgia native is best known for his coverage of college football for more than five decades from 1952 through his retirement in 2006.

Longtime ABC Sports broadcaster Keith Jackson died Friday night. He was 89. ESPN¬†announced the news Saturday morning after confirmation from Jackson’s family. The Georgia native is best known for his coverage of college football for more than five decades from 1952 through his retirement in 2006. The last 40 years of that play-by-play work came with ABC Sports. “For generations…