Blog Post

Joe Burrow
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Joe
Burrow
Pos.:QB
Ht./Wt.:6-4/216
Year:Sr.
Exp.:1L
Hometown:The Plains, OH
High School:Athens HS

Summary

2019 Fiesta Bowl Offensive Player of the Game (vs. Central Florida)
2018 LSU Permanent Team Captain
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 SEC Player of the Week (at Auburn)
2018 Ohio State University Graduate (B.A. Consumer & Family Financial Services)
2016 Academic All-Big Ten Conference
2016 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Returns as LSU’s starting quarterback in 2019 after bursting onto the scene with an outstanding first year with the Tigers in 2018 … Extremely intelligent player that spends most of his spare time watching film … A true student of the game that takes full advantage of his football knowledge …Grew up in a football family as his father Jimmy recently retired is the longtime defensive coordinator at Ohio University … Gritty competitor that isn’t fazed by a big hit … Has the toughness and mindset of an offensive lineman … Can make all the throws necessary and doesn’t shy away from contact … Is a threat in the running game for the Tigers as well … Graduate transfer from Ohio State that started all 13 games for LSU in 2018, guiding the Tigers to a 10-3 overall mark and a No. 6 final national ranking … Joined Zach Mettenberger (10-3 in 2012) as the only first-time starters in school history to win at least 10 games in his first season … Became first quarterback in school history to lead LSU to four wins over Top 10 ranked teams in a season … Also the first player in LSU history to throw for 2,500 yards and rush for 350 yards or more in a season … Set or tied eight school records in 2018 … Pursuing a master’s degree in liberal arts at LSU after earning a bachelor’s degree in consumer and family financial services from Ohio State in 2018 … Named a permanent team captain for LSU following the 2018 regular season … Aspires to work on the trading floor on Wall Street once his football playing days are over … During one offseason, he did an internship with Goldman Sachs … Attended the Manning Passing Academy in June of 2019.