I'll never forget being in college and my entire dorm, it felt like, was in the common area on our floor...and we all witnessed this...called by Mr. Jackson: Cgonz, look away... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ocm9HrZPB0
but my all time favorite Keith Jackson calls werent even game calls. it was his introduction to the Rose Bowl every year that was my yearly favorite Keith Jackson moment. for a midwestern kid like myself, the Rose Bowl means so much. our family, including aunts/uncles/cousins, watched it - and the parade - EVERY YEAR at my grandparents' no matter who was playing. and then at 530 sharp we heard (some variation of) this:
>I'll never forget being in college and my entire dorm, it >felt like, was in the common area on our floor...and we all >witnessed this...called by Mr. Jackson: >Cgonz, look away... >https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ocm9HrZPB0
5. "Man, he was an institution " In response to Reply # 0
Hearing him was so much a part of my Saturdays in high school. The game I first remembered when I heard the news was the 'Wide Right' Miami / FSU game. He simply couldn't believe the ending and he pretty much summed up how I felt.
And also from the accounts I've heard he was also a pretty good man outside the booth as well.
The most comfortable and wisest people are those who watch their health when they are healthy; guard their country when it is untroubled; and cultivate their fields well when weeds are nonexistent or scarce. - Reverend Dosung Yoo