Our fan base hates him because he will criticize something,
I hate him, regardless of who is playing, because that is almost all he does. He points out how the team on the losing end of the play messed up the vast majority of the time instead of pointing out what the team on the good side of the play did right. He's a negative a-hole. Combine that with Verne: "Caught! No, interception! No, TIME OUT! Where am I??" and they're fricking unbearable.
I hate Bama with every fiber of my being, but I turned those asshats off and listened to Eli Gold call the game last week. (Which was extra awesome when ATM intercepted on the goalline