"As soon as I got back in front of the camera or behind the mic, my confidence in myself and my ability to listen and perform...people came up to me and messaged me like 'Wow, you just seem way more in control of who you are and you seem more confident.' It's honestly all because of the improv and stand-up."
"I'll ask you one more about your line, they got back together. You had said the chances over there were just starting to bear in these last few games. What kind of zone are you three in?" "We're good."
During the NFL season, Hawkins flies L.A. to New York every Saturday night, then drives to Bristol, returns to New York, returns to Bristol and flies back to L.A. to juggle his various jobs. He said that grind's important for someone trying to break in.
"It's this web of Florida fuckery with all these crazy characters, like out of a Carl Hiaasen novel or Elmore Leonard or like a Coen brothers botched heist movie, you know? And all of these baseball people, like Ryan Braun, and Manny [Ramirez], and Alex, they all just kind of get caught up in this Florida fuckery."
"I'm honestly astonished we made it to 100 episodes just because when we started, we did like four or five of them and I didn't know what it was going to be. [But then] we did those two episodes where I realized that it could be something bigger."
"It's kind of funny, because that picture is so raw. You would think that maybe like the league would have stylists, or hairdressers, or suggestions like 'Why don't we all wear the same blazer like we're on CBS or something, and look very stately?'"