Keith Jackson by HightB

Champion(s):

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."


Runner(s)-Up:

MartaMJackson


Quiz Description

Not as timely as it could be, but a short quiz on the late sports announcer Keith Jackson.

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2 MartaMJackson 367 94 15
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Questions:

Jackson was a graduate of what university, where he would occasionally mention the Palouse?

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WASHINGTON STATE University

Jackson worked with Walter Cronkite in covering the 1964 Republican National Convention, which was primarily held in what San Francisco Bay area venue? It was also the first home building for the San Jose Sharks.

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COW PALACE

Which announcer replaced Jackson in the "Monday Night Football" booth in the 1971 season after completing his CBS contract?

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Frank GIFFORD

During the 1970's, ABC moved Jackson to the lead announcer spot for NBA and college football broadcasts, replacing this anchor, who remained on ABC's professional bowling coverage until 1997.

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Chris SCHENKEL

October 1976: Jackson was on the call along with Howard Cosell for this Yankee's walk-off homer in the deciding Game 5 of the American League Championship Series

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Chris CHAMBLISS

On December 29, 1978, Jackson was the play-by-play announcer for this contest, remembered for the incident between Woody Hayes and Charlie Bauman.

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GATOR BOWL

This ESPN personality of the 1980's would occasionally make appearances on "Late Night with David Letterman", performing impressions of Jackson's announcing style.

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Roy FIRESTONE

Name EITHER the quarterback or the receiver from Colorado who successfully completed the Hail Mary pass that defeated Michigan in 1994 matchup.

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Kordell STEWART, Michael WESTBROOK

A famous 1995 ad for Miller Lite featured Jackson being subbed in to make this event featuring a Texan and a "5'7" debutant from Alabama" more exciting, closed by the famous "Whoa, Nellie" call.

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WEDDING/MARRIAGE CEREMONY

Jackson's last broadcast was the Texas/USC Rose Bowl in 2006, where he had to read a promo for this Heather Graham series, which wound up being cancelled after only one episode.

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