Verne Lundquist
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Verne Lundquist

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Veteran CBS sports journalist, host and anchor






Verne Lundquist

Verne LundquistVeteran CBS sports journalist, host and anchor

Verne Lundquist returned to CBS Sports in 1998 after having previously worked for CBS Television Network (1982-95) and serves as lead play-by-play announcer for Networks’ coverage of college football.

Lundquist has done play-by-play for figure skating at 1992, 1994 and 1998 Olympic Winter Games, NFL, NBA, college basketball, including NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, Mastersâ and several additional golf events. He worked with Terry Bradshaw and Dan Fouts, and occasionally with lead analyst John Madden, on Network’s NFL broadcasts and spent eight years at ABC Sports and three years as play-by-play announcer for TNT’s NFL, NBA, golf and figure skating coverage (1995-97).

Lundquist is well known in Texas as long-time radio voice of Dallas Cowboys (1972-84) and was sports director at WFAA-TV Dallas for 16 years. He won seven consecutive Texas Sportscaster of the Year Awards (1977-83).

Verne Lundquist was born July 17, 1940, in Duluth, Minn. He grew up in Texas and received degree in sociology from Texas Lutheran College in 1963. He lives in Steamboat Springs, Colo., with his wife, Nancy.

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