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An Ohio native and author of perhaps the most successful single season ever by a college QB, Burrow takes the reins as signal-caller in Cincinnati after joining the Bengals in April as the fourth No. 1 overall pick in team history ... Touted by scouts for his accuracy, football IQ, leadership and production ... Won the 2019 Heisman Trophy by the largest margin in the 85-year history of the award, and led LSU to a perfect 15-0 record and National Championship ... Unanimous first-team All-American, and winner of nearly every major national award for a QB (see "2019 accolades") ... Set nearly every LSU single-season passing record in 2019, as well as numerous SEC and NCAA FBS records (see "NCAA FBS record book" and "SEC records") ... Known for his success in big games, he posted 12 wins over top-10 teams (at the time of the matchup) in his two LSU seasons; seven of those wins came in 2019 ... Will become just the third Heisman Trophy winner ever to suit up for the Bengals (Archie Griffin, Carson Palmer) ... Native of Athens in southeast Ohio, he began college career at Ohio State, graduated in three years and then transferred to LSU for his final two seasons of eligibility ... Team captain in both of his seasons at LSU ... Left LSU with 25-3 career record as a starter, and in just two seasons climbed to No. 2 in school history in career completions (621), No. 4 in attempts (906), No. 1 in completion percentage (68.5), No. 2 in passing yards (8565), No. 1 in passing TDs (76), No. 1 in 300-yard passing games (15), No. 1 in 400-yard passing games (four), and No. 7 in rushing yards by a QB (767) ... Also an accomplished student, he holds degrees from both Ohio State and LSU, and was on the SEC's Academic Honor Roll in both of his seasons at LSU.
A Head Coach And Rookie QB Rally To Their Team
It was a challenging day of three meetings at Paul Brown Stadium Thursday as the Bengals and pro sports cope with issues of social justice. But team leaders called it a good day. A day they found out they had two faces of the franchise. One black. One white.
Joe Burrow And Josh Bynes: Bengals' Two New QBs Leading The Way
It was a very good day for the Bengals' new quarterbacks as they primed their respective units for Friday morning's scrimmage that basically amounts to a pandemic pre-season opener. After Joe Burrow got pilfered by Josh Bynes during the Thursday morning practice, the rookie quarterback who was the NFL's first draft pick of the 2020s, approached the 10-year vet who broke in under Ray Lewis in Baltimore.
Burrow's Pocket Cool Formed In The Horseshoe Heat
When the Bengals defense came after Joe Burrow Tuesday in that first padded NFL practice, no wonder it rolled off him like a 10-foot putt on the Scarlet and Gray. That was nothing like the School of Hard Knocks at The Ohio State. Just ask University of Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell.
Quick Hits: Ice Cold Debuts for Joe Burrow And Jonah Williams; DT Daniels Visits Via Detroit Connection
According to Elias, for the first time since 2015, when another overall No. 1 pick, Jameis Winston, teamed with Donovan Smith in Tampa Bay, a rookie quarterback is lining up with basically a rookie left tackle in the opener. That would be the Bengals' Joe Burrow and Jonah Williams. But they won't have a preseason ... If reports are true and the Bengals are on the verge of signing vet defensive tackle Mike Daniels, they got an assist from their new linebackers coach.
Early Returns: Burrow Commandeers Huddle As A.J. Green Heats Up The Pastures
OK, it's early. Only three walkthroughs. No helmets. But ever since March we've been looking for just a feel-good patch of greener pastures and they seemed to beckon this week. Word is during the first week A.J. Green flashed like A.J. Green while Joe Burrow commandeered the huddle.
Burrow's Adaptability A Huge Plus Heading Into The 2020 Season
There's an old football adage that "the best ability is availability," but in the coronavirus pandemic the best ability might be "adaptability." Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has taken a matter-of-fact, yet flexible approach to getting him and the offense ready for the regular season knowing he will have fewer practices and no preseason games with which to work.
Burrow Takes Command: 'He's All Ball'
Consider the tone set on Day One. When rookie quarterback Joe Burrow walked out of the tunnel and took the Paul Brown Stadium Field for the first time wearing No. 9, the kid from Athens County and the son of a college coach punched a clock and not Instagram. "It was just coming to my first day of work," he said.
Reports: Burrow Agrees To Terms; Bengals On Verge Of Completing Rookie Deals
Overall No. 1 pick Joe Burrow has agreed to terms, according to multiple reports Tuesday, as the Bengals' training camp continues to methodically grind on. With Burrow in the fold, the Bengals' only unsigned rookie is second-rounder Tee Higgins, the wide receiver from Clemson, and his deal could also come as soon as Tuesday.
Inside The Pick: How Joe Burrow Turned Into a Virtual Lock
The Bengals selected LSU quarterback Joe Burrow as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. How the franchise came to the decision that Burrow was too good to pass up and an inside look at the decision-making process leading up to draft day.
Burrow Follows Through On First Throw With Hunger Fund
The 32 seconds that rocked a region late last year has turned into what Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow hopes is an endless string of years that keeps giving when on Thursday he unveiled the Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Callahan Talks Joe Burrow, The West Coast Offense And Concepts
Before summer vacation, Bengals.com re-convened with offensive coordinator Brian Callahan to talk a little ball. Callahan is so good at it, you just roll the ball out there and he expounds on scouting offenses other than LSU, putting Joe Burrow under center at times, the benefits of playing in a Sean Payton scheme and how he just wants Burrow to be himself while hoping other teams watch the Bengals and end up saying, 'Man, I want Joe Burrow, that's what I want."
Joe Burrow's Silent Spring Broken With Echoes Of A No. 1 Work Ethic
In this virtual offseason, Joe Burrow has begun the Bengals' new era in front of virtually no one at Athens High School's Joe Burrow Stadium. As he repeats the play called by his high school offensive coordinator and throws to his two best receivers from their days at Athens, dad Jimmy Burrow is usually watching. It may be like the old days, but the Bengals see it as the start of their new day.
Bengals Raft of 'A' Draft Grades Courtesy of Captain's 'C'
The Joe Burrow Draft is in the books and fittingly it seems to be as much about intelligence and intangibles as much as it is innate physical talent. They'll have to start calling Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin "Captain Obvious." After Burrow, they drafted five more captains and, naturally, the last one, Purdue linebacker Markus Bailey, is a co-captain pursuing his master's in leadership to end a draft CBS made them the big winner, and The Sporting News gave them an A-plus while USA Today, Sports Illustrated and SB Nation all weighed in at A-minus.
Bengaldom Expands With Selection Of Burrow
For the record, Adam Luehrman, one of Joe Burrow's very favorite receivers growing up in Athens, Ohio, long before the Heisman and Boosie and back when he wore No. 10, often wears a Bengals hat and Ohio University shirt. But when he ducked into a convenient store Friday, he noticed he had some company. "There are a lot more Bengals fans here now," Luehrman confirmed the day after the Joe Jubilee.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Smooth Operator
It's the "Smooth Operator" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Dave Lapham joins Dan Hoard to discuss Joe Burrow and look at the players that are still available for Cincinnati in round two. Plus, Hoard interviews Boomer Esiason about the new Bengals quarterback.
State Of Euphoria As Joe Burrow Comes Home No. 1
You know you're big when an American governor tweets you in the middle of a pandemic that has shut down everything but the NFL Draft. How big is Joe Burrow? Once Mike DeWine got the word, Thursday night that Cincinnati had kicked off the most viewed and necessary sports event in years by taking Burrow No. 1, he went to his feed to congratulate his fellow "Ohioan," and told the world he can't wait to see him play.
Not Even Close, But A Cigar As Bengals Take Joe Burrow No. 1
Despite late trade rumors and early speculation book-ending a canceled pro day and virtual reality, the Bengals did Thursday night what everybody said they were going to do for the past four months when they took LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the first pick in the NFL's first-ever remote draft.