Say what you will (and I have), you’ve got to admit that Uncle Verne’s heart is in the right place.
… And given the passion with which the locals embrace the sport, Lundquist, whose resume is as diverse as any announcers, is a household name in SEC country.
That’s OK with him.
“I got hooked right away,” Lundquist said. “I’ve told people since it’s been the best thing that’s ever happened to me, professionally. … You couldn’t drag me back to the NFL now, and they know that in New York.”