VISIT WITH THE VOICE: LSU broadcasting legend Jim Hawthorne reflects on Tigers’ incredible 12-0 season

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Jim Hawthorne was the radio voice of the LSU Tigers for over 30 years from 1979-2016, calling some of the most memorable plays in the school’s history.

Longtime LSU radio announcer Jim Hawthorne poses Sunday, June 14, 2015, for a photo in the LSU broadcast booth overlooking TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., home of the NCAA College World Series baseball tournament. | Credit: AP Photo / Nati Harnik

The legendary former voice of the Tigers recently sat down with WAFB 9Sports anchor Jacques Doucet to reflect on No. 2 LSU’s impressive 12-0, 8-0 SEC season ahead of their matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC championship game on Dec. 7.

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