Keith Jackson returns. Jackson, 81, says he hasn’t been to a game of any kind since he retired after calling the 2006 Rose Bowl and doesn’t miss his epic broadcasting career.
“Haven’t missed it at all,” he says. “I had a long-running feud with stadium parking lot attendants across the country” –adding “like that old white bulldog” that other dogs try to avoid. Whatever, exactly, that means.
Jackson will be back on-air to host and do interviews for on Big Ten Icons, a 20-episode series the Big Ten Network will launch in September. The series will count down what it will deem the 20 most-iconic Big Ten athletes, from any sport. More…