Verne Lundquist Bio

(Sportscaster)

Relationship Statistics of Verne Lundquist

What is Verne Lundquist marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Verne Lundquist get married ? (married date):April 08, 1982
💑 Anniversary in 357 days 💑
How many children does Verne Lundquist have ? (name):One(Vaughan Matthew Lundquist)
Is Verne Lundquist having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Verne Lundquist gay ?: No
Who is Verne Lundquist wife ? (name):Nancy Lundquist

More about the relationship

Now to Verne’s Personal relation status, Verne has married three times till date, beginning in 1967 with Patricia. The couple eventually got divorced in 1971. Then he got married to his second wife Kathy Vernon the very next year of his first divorce. After 8 years of marriage with Kathy, Verne went for divorce once again.

Then In 1982, Verne Lundquist got married to “Nancy Lundquist” and has a child named Vaughan Matthew Lundquist with her.

Verne Lundquist is currently an active on-air personality who is happily living with his wife and children in Colorado.

Who is Verne Lundquist?

Verne Lundquist is an American sportscaster, currently employed by CBS Sports. He was the lead play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports’ coverage of college football before declaring Army vs Navy on December 10, 2016, his final game. Lundquist also calls play-by-play for the networks’ coverage of NCAA Basketball (including the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball.

Verne Lundquist: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Verne Lundquist was born on July 17, 1940, n Duluth Minnesota, United States of America. His nationality is American and ethnicity is North American.

His birth name is Merton Laverne “Verne” Lundquist Jr. There is no information on his parents and siblings.

Verne Lundquist: Education History

Verne joined from “Austin High School” based in Austin, Texas. After graduating from Austin, Verne went on to attend “Texas Lutheran University”.

While in Texas, Verne was one of the founders of the Omega Tau Fraternity in 1958 and is now one of the members of the Board of Regents for his alma mater.

Verne graduated from “Texas Lutheran University” in 1962.

Verne Lundquist: Professional Life and Career

Now moving towards his career, Verne was much interested in becoming a broadcaster and thus began his career as a sports anchor for WFAA based in Dallas. In the meantime, Verne began working for KTBC in Sutin and also became the radio voice of the Dallas Cowboys.

In 1967, Verne went on to join the Cowboys Radio Network until 1984 season. Verne went on to capture their second NFL title in Super Bowl XII with current play-by-play fellow Brad Sham. On a national level, Lundquist worked for ABC Sports in 1974 and left in 1981. Later he moved to CBS in 1982. He worked in CBS till 1995then shifted to TNT cable which he left in 1997. Then again in 1998, Verne returned to work for CBS.

While in ABC Station was a commentator for the sports show titled Bowling for Dallas in Dallas which aired on Weekdays evenings in WFAA-TV from 6:30-7:00 in north-central Texas. In the 4 seasons, he interviewed Cowboys players and their first head coach Tom Landry.

Verne Lundquist currently works as a play-by-play commentator for CBS college football and also college basketball which includes NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. He also does play-by-play for PGA Tour golf which includes The Masters and PGA Championship tournament. Verne has been actively playing as the voice NFL games for CBS, NBA games for CBS network and TNT and TNT’s Sunday Night Football telecasts. On Seattle Seahawks preseason games from 2006-2008 also Verne called television play-by-play as his commentary is loved by all.

Especially, Verne’s patented belly laugh and his catching gusto for the events that he covers have man his one of the most celebrated personalities on network television. Verne was also the announcer for figure skating events in 1992, 1994, and 1998 when the Winter Olympics rights were held by CBS and TNT networks. ON ABC’s Pro Bowlers Tour in 1978 when Chris Schenkel was not able to appear due to some problem, Verne became the backup and turned up in Grand Prairie, Texas. Verne has twice done the TNT’s coverage of the PGA Championship in 2006.

Verne Lundquist was featured as himself in the 1996 motion picture Happy Gilmore where he was seen commenting on the golf games. He was also a play-by-play announcer in the video game titled NBA live ’98. He is also an announcer for the College Hoops 2K8 video game. One of Verne’s most famous phrases stands as “How, do you DO!” which he uses on a huge offensive of defensive play. He acquired this phrase from USC football broadcaster Pete Arbogast. His various other famous commentaries are “Oh My Gosh!” and “Oh My Goodness” which have been well mimicked at times.

Verne was named as Texas Sportscaster of the Year from 1977 to 1893 by the National Sportscaster and Sportswriter Association during Verne’s time in Dallas. He inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007. He was inducted into the Sun Bowl Hall of Fame in the 2005 Sun Bowl. Verne delivered the commencement address at Hampden-Sydney College in May 2012.

Verne Lundquist: Salary and Net Worth

He has a net worth of $1.5 Million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Verne Lundquist: Rumors and Controversy

Verne Lundquist is very open about his personal life. So till now, there have been no rumors about his affairs as well as any others matter. Verne has never been into controversies as well to date.

Verne Lundquist: Body Measurements

Verne weighs 226kg. He has gray hair and blue eyes. Furthermore, there are no details regarding his body measurements.

Verne Lundquist: Social Media Profile

Verne is active on Facebook and Twitter. He has 843k followers on Facebook and more than 1.3k followers on Twitter.

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