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Verne Lundquist to Retire From CBS College Football After 2016

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Verne and Gary will be on their last hoorah this season. So, let's look back at some of their best Auburn calls.

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The SEC on CBS has been through a number of different combinations of play-by-play and color analysts over the years. Iconic voices like Brent Musburger and Jim Nantz have been the lead man at various points. For the last 15 years, though, the voice coming through your TV every Saturday at 3:30pm Eastern (and occasionally in Prime Time) has been Verne Lundquist.

Verne, the voice of the NCAA College Basketball Tournament and one of the voices of The Masters on CBS, is a staple in broadcasting. And, since 2006, there has been no team of broadcasters SEC fans have  loved to hate more than Verne and his partner Gary Danielson.

Following the 2016 season, Verne/Gary will be no more. Verne is moving on (he'll continue to broadcast other events), and he'll be replaced by Brad Nessler. As far as I'm aware, Gary Danielson will still be around.

Auburn's total record on the SEC on CBS is 22-21, which is not all that spectacular. However, most SEC schools are right around the .500 number. Florida is, by far, the best, with a .701 winning percentage on the network.

Three of Auburn's games feature in the Top 10 SEC games on CBS. The 2010 Cam Back, 2013 Miracle at Jordan-Hare, and the 2013 Kick Six. There's also the 2010 LSU game and the Danielson call on Cam's acceleration. So, because who really needs an excuse to show highlights of those games, let's look back on those wonderful times.

There are other highlights, of course. These are just a few of the best. So what's your favorite? Vote below and leave your own in the comments, below, if you've got another one in mind.