College football lost one of its most iconic voices with news of Keith Jackson’s passing, but he left plenty of calls for us to revisit that stir up the game’s most memorable moments.
Jackson died at the age of 89 on Friday after giving more than 50 years of his life to college football broadcasting. What’s amazing about Jackson is the fact that every school’s fan base has an indelible occasion that just sticks with it, and Jackson’s voice is the glue.
That’s especially true with SEC fans, so we rounded up some of the best calls that Jackson made specifically for SEC games. Enjoy:
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) January 13, 2018
RIP Keith Jackson — one of college football's most iconic voices.
Here's Keith describing Peyton Manning's collegiate debut at UCLA in 1994. pic.twitter.com/VvYXb8N1gO
— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) January 13, 2018
— Brooks Carter (@BrooksACarter) January 13, 2018
We're saddened by the passing of iconic college football voice, Keith Jackson.
Listen to his call of "Bo Over the Top" in 1982.
"First things first. Fourth-and-goal and a half a yard.." pic.twitter.com/K1RktUUovY
— Auburn Football (@AuburnFootball) January 13, 2018
RIP Keith Jackson
— SEC Football Vids (@SECFootballVids) January 13, 2018
A little something for Tennessee fans as they remember the great Keith Jackson. … "It's expected about 40,000 rabid Vol fans are here." https://t.co/81SWVY88Bb
— Chris Low (@ClowESPN) January 13, 2018
"It's Jackson. He's gone! Touchdown. 42 yards. They're gonna be penalized for celebrating, but right now, they don't give a hoot about that." — Keith Jacksonhttps://t.co/2tKA302Riw
— OnlyGators.com 🐊 Florida Gators news (@onlygators) January 13, 2018
RIP Keith Jackson. I’ll always remember you for the call of this game. pic.twitter.com/wt1cwlpsKC
— National Champion Bam (@bigbam3) January 13, 2018
Keith Jackson’s best Mississippi State call. RIP Keith Jackson. https://t.co/ReqoXCFvpl
— SixPackSpeak (@sixpackspeak) January 13, 2018
— RollTideRoll (@CrimsonTider74) January 13, 2018