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2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:31 pm
by BD Sullivan
The first play-by-play man for ABC's Monday Night Football, Keith Jackson, has died at the age of 89:

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3754736

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:06 pm
by Rupert Patrick
BD Sullivan wrote:The first play-by-play man for ABC's Monday Night Football, Keith Jackson, has died at the age of 89:

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3754736


A true legend in the field of sports broadcasting. Best known of course as the voice of college football, but he also did play by play for the inaugural season on Monday Night Football and also called a number of baseball games on television, including the 1977 and 1979 World Series for ABC.

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:08 am
by LJP
Former Bears and Redskins T Steve Barnett died January 2nd, aged 76.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/mercur ... =187865173

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:59 am
by Eagles One
Frank Varrichione, former Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Rams tackle died on January 6 at age 85


http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/wicked ... =187779688

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:48 pm
by Eagles One
Clyde Scott, a former halfback with the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions died January 30 at the age of 93.


https://www.seccountry.com/arkansas/for ... ies-age-93

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:06 pm
by Eagles One
Edwin Jackson, a linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts died on February 4 at age 26.

http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Sta ... 425264297a

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:09 pm
by Eagles One
Jim Stillwagon, a defensive tackle who received the Outland Trophy in 1970 and played for the Toronto Argonauts died on February 4, at age 68.


http://www.cleveland.com/osu/2018/02/ji ... o_sta.html

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:58 pm
by Reaser
Eagles One wrote:Edwin Jackson, a linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts died on February 4 at age 26.

http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Sta ... 425264297a


Saw this morning. Sad.

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:40 am
by Eagles One
Jeremy Nunley, former defensive end with the Houston Oilers (1994) died on February 5, at age 46.


https://www.seccountry.com/alabama/form ... ey-dies-46

Re: 2018 Obituaries

PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:33 am
by Eagles One
John Martinkovic, former Green Bay Packers' and New York Giants' defensive end died on February 8, at age 91.


http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/ ... 9439ba5651