Talk about your ultimate Verne Crush:
Of course, Lundquist helped bring the story of boyhood friends and later Georgia stars David Pollack and David Greene to a national audience with their youth league photo.
“From Snellville,” Lundquist said. “I never heard of Snellville until I met the two Davids. …I’m not sure why we became friends but the three of us did despite the generation and a half difference, almost two generation bridge. I respected their friendship, I respected their leadership, I respected what they did for the University of Georgia and what they meant to the university and still do.”
Said Greene: “Here’s the thing about Verne. I loved going and sitting down on Fridays. Just good people. It was him and Todd Blackledge at the time doing the color. Just good folks.”
Lundquist even wrote the foreward to Loran Smith’s book “The Two Davids” for the players he said “very quickly became two of my favorite players in the entire conference.”
I bet the GPOOE™ doesn’t have a Lundquist foreword to his book.