Green Bay Press Gazette-USA TODAY Sports
CBS announced Tuesday that long-time play-by-play announcer Verne Lundquist will be steping down from SEC ON CBS following 2016 season. Former ESPN announcer Brad Nessler will succeed Lundquist starting in 2017.

Per the Official Release:
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Verne Lundquist, the voice of the SEC ON CBS since 2000, has decided to step down from his lead college football role at CBS Sports following the 2016 season. Lundquist, who is celebrating his 53rd year in television, will continue calling regular-season college basketball, the NCAA Tournament and golf, including the Masters® and the PGA Championship for the Network.

Brad Nessler will succeed Lundquist as the lead play-by-play announcer for the SEC ON CBS, joining lead analyst Gary Danielson and reporter Allie LaForce beginning with the 2017 season. Additionally, Nessler will begin calling select SEC games this season in the weeks that CBS Sports broadcasts two SEC football games, as well as the 2016 Hyundai Sun Bowl and select college basketball games. The announcements were made today by Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports.
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Brad Nessler is the verbal equivalent of watching paint dry.
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I'll miss him.
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Say what will about Verne, yes he's slipped badly recently, but the guy shows up and you know it's a big event. Very, very few guys still broadcasting that you get that from.
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Dreams do come true boys and girls.
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I still hope we will see him choke on a hot dog this year!!!
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Finally some good news
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