Today I had the pleasure of spending a few minutes with The Voice of the Tigers, Jim Hawthorne.

Hawthorne has seen many things in his years calling games for the LSU Tigers football, baseball, and basketball teams in his 30 plus years of broadcasting.

Hawthorne describes his passion for the Tigers, and his career in the broadcasting business. Not to mention, we discuss what he does when he is not busy and nowhere near a microphone.

And, as it turns out, he and I have a few things in common!

Take a listen to conversation:



What does Jim do when he isn't working:

Where did Jim come from:

Jim's take on this year's team:

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