Joe Burrow Biography
Joseph Lee Burrow, born on December 10, 1996, is a professional football quarterback who plays for the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL.
Burrow played collegiate football at Ohio State and LSU (Louisiana State University) before signing with the NFL.
He received the Heisman Trophy, given to the top college football player, during his senior year at LSU, and he also inspired his squad to victory in the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship.
The Cincinnati Bengals picked Burrow with the first overall choice of the 2020 NFL Draught. His debut season, however, was cut short by an injury. He guided the Bengals to their first playoff victory since 1990 in his second season, and they went on to play in Super Bowl LVI.
Due to Burrow’s ability to remain composed under pressure, he has been given the labels “Joe Cool” and “Joe Brrr.”
Burrow began playing football in college at Ohio State but subsequently switched as a graduate transfer to LSU. In his redshirt junior year at LSU, he won the starting quarterback position.
He had an outstanding college career, setting records and winning several awards. Burrow established FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) records for throwing touchdowns and overall touchdowns in a single season during his senior year.
In addition to leading LSU to victories in the 2019 Peach Bowl and the 2020 National Championship Game, he received various honours, including the Heisman Trophy.
Burrow attended Ohio’s Athens High School, where he excelled in basketball and football before moving on to play collegiate football.
Joe Burrow Wiki
|Born||December 10, 1996 (age 26)|
|Hometown||Ames, Iowa, U.S.|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Athens (The Plains, Ohio)|
|College||Ohio State (2015–2017), LSU (2018–2019)|
|NFL Draft||2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1|
|Team history||Cincinnati Bengals (2020–present)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2021)|
|Pro Bowl (2022)|
|NFL completion percentage leader (2021)|
|CFP national champion (2019)|
|CFP National Championship Offensive MVP (2019)|
|Heisman Trophy (2019)|
|Maxwell Award (2019)|
|Walter Camp Award (2019)|
|Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2019)|
|Davey O’Brien Award (2019)|
|Manning Award (2019)|
|Lombardi Award (2019)|
|AP College Football Player of the Year (2019)|
|Sporting News College Football Player of the Year (2019)|
|Unanimous All-American (2019)|
|SEC Offensive Player of the Year (2019)|
|First-team All-SEC (2019)|
|Most completions in a game by a rookie: 37|
|Career completion percentage: 68.2%|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2022|
|Passing attempts: 1,530|
|Passing completions: 1,044|
|Completion percentage: 68.2%|
|Passing yards: 11,774|
|Passer rating: 100.4|
Joe Burrow Siblings
Joe Burrow has two siblings. His older brothers are Jamie Burrow and Dan Burrow.
Joe Burrow’s older brother is Jamie Burrow. He represented the University of Nebraska while playing NCAA football.
Likewise, Joe’s other elder brother, Dan Burrow, played football at the University of Nebraska. Although Jamie and Dan didn’t become as well-known as Joe did, they nevertheless made a difference for their clubs during their football careers.