Legendary Announcer Keith Jackson Dies at 89

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Picking a single best call from Jackson is impossible - his smooth voice, an inherent love of college football, and the uncanny ability to pick his spots regarding providing analysis and letting the gravity of a moment speak for itself were a staple of Saturdays every fall.

The final call of Jackson's career came during what has been tabbed as the greatest college football game of all time - the national title game between USC and Texas in the Rose Bowl in 2006.

Although he was best known for college football, Jackson also covered the NFL and National Basketball Association, the Olympic Games and the World Series.

Jackson died "surrounded by his family", NBC Sports' Todd Harris reported. "Thank you for the lessons KJ". He called 15 Rose Bowls and 16 Sugar Bowls.

Jackson retired from his duties in the booth following the 2005 season. He also called some legendary Major League Baseball games, like Game 6 of the 1977 World Series.

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Jackson called the biggest events in college football for 40 years at ABC Sports.

He is credited with nicknaming the Rose Bowl as "the granddaddy of them all".

The last game Jackson announced was quite possibly the most entertaining of his career. He spent four years in the Marine Corps before attending Washington State and graduating with a broadcast journalism degree.

"Incredibly saddened to hear the loss of a broadcasting legend, the voice of college football across the Country, and WSU Cougar great, Keith Jackson", his alma mater tweeted.

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