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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

He's been in the broadcast business for years. If you're a Hawkeye fan, you'll recognize his voice.

Bob Brooks has been at just about every game for the past 70 years -- dating all the way back to when Nile Kinnick was playing.

"I remember in 1981 I got here in June my first week of work I was living in the old Carousel hotel and I remember getting in the car and K-Hawk country was on and there was Bob Brooks with that distinctive voice," said Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz.

"I got to see Nile Kinnick play in every home game in '39," said Brooks. "He won the Heisman Trophy in a period of ten days without Facebook, Twitter or 24 hour sports."

He's still at it -- you can still catch him at games.

"It's part of him and really it keeps him going, there's no doubt about it," said Bob's son Rob.

Bob says he hopes you're enjoying this season -- the Hawkeyes now 11-0 -- as much as he is.

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