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RIP Jack Payne

BigRedMax

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It is with great sadness that I have learned from his son-in-law that iconic Nebraska sportscaster Jack Payne passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. He was 99 years old. Jack was a fixture at the Nebraska Classic golf tournaments in Palm Springs every February and shared his broadcasting voice in the after dinner raffles every year. Here is a picture of Jack and myself with Scott Frost at the Johnny Rodgers Jet Award dinner in 2018. RIP Jack. We will miss your ever present smile and sense of humor.

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I think it's time to follow up on Kent Pavelka's recommendation to name a street after Jack in Omaha.


Here is the interview I did with Jack in 2015 where he talks about the many photos of his long career.

 
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