Legendary Broadcaster Bob Brooks Dies at the Age of 89
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Bob Brooks, who broadcast University of Iowa athletic events for over 57 years, passed away Saturday. He was 89.
He is a member of the Kinnick Stadium media “Wall of Fame” and was recognized by the UI as an honorary letterman.
Brooks was a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He earned his journalism degree from Iowa in 1948 and immediately began his broadcasting career in his hometown.
Details regarding a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
(Courtesy U of Iowa Athletics)