Raised in a family of star athletes, Joe Burrow started playing American football at six years old. He learned football under the supervision of his father who used to be a American football player himself.
Joe is known as a backup at the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2018. His career as a backup was a turning point for him.
However, after graduating from The Ohio State University in consumer and family financial services, he moved to Louisiana State University and played for the LSU Tigers
In 2019, he drove the LSU Tigers to the College Football Playoff National Championship, passing for 5,600 yards with 60 touchdowns.
Later in the same year, he won the Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award for being one of the best college football quarterbacks.
- Real Name: Joseph Lee Burrow
- Stage Name: Joe Burrow
- Nicknames: Joe, Joey Franchise
- Birthday: December 10, 1996
- Birthplace: Ames, U.S.A.
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Nationality: American
- Height: 193 cm (6’4”)
- Weight: 100 kg (221 lbs)
- Blood Type: –
- Religion: Christian
- Profession: American Football Quarterback
Athens High School;
The Ohio State University;
Lousiana State University
- Hobby: Watching people at Walmart
- Parents: Jim Burrow and Robin Burrow
- Siblings: Jamie Burrow and Dan Burrow
- Girlfriend: Olivia Holzmacher (2017 – )
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- Twitter: @JoeyB
- Instagram: @joeyb_9
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- Joe’s father, Jim Burrow, also played in the NFL. He was a former defensive back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
- His older siblings, Dan Burrow and Jamie Burrow, also played for the Cornhuskers. Dan was a safety, and Jamie a linebacker.
- Joe went to Athens High School. During high school in 2014, he won Ohio Mr. Football and Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior.
- He loves Kid Cudi. He often listens to his music before every game.
- Joe used to be a fan of the New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings, and the Bengals’ inner-state competitor, the Cleveland Browns.
- After finishing high school, he was offered 17 scholarships, including proposals from the University of Kentucky and Vanderbilt University.
- American Airlines Flight No. 9 is named out of appreciation for Joe.
- When he signed a contract with the Bengals as a rookie, he said that he wanted to save all of his contract payment and live on the money he procures from any endorsements he does.
- Joe went to his first sports game when he was only five days old. Dan’s b-ball game was the very first game he saw live.
- He is often mistaken for the American Actor Macaulay Culkin’s brother.
- His ideal type is…
- 2021 The Cincinnati Bengals – Most 300+ Yard Passing Games, Season – 6
- 2021 The Cincinnati Bengals – Highest Passer Rating, Season – 108.3
- 2021 The Cincinnati Bengals – Most Passing Touchdowns, Season – 34
- 2021 The Cincinnati Bengals – Most Passing Yards, Season – 4,611
- 2021 The National Football League – Most Yards Lost on Sacks in a Single Postseason – 137
- 2021 The National Football League – Most Times Sacked in a Single Postseason – 19
- 2020 The National Football League – Most Completions by a Rookie – 37
- The Cincinnati Bengals – Most Passing Yards, Game – 525
- The Cincinnati Bengals – Highest Completion Percentage, Career – 68.2%
- The Cincinnati Bengals – Highest Passer Rating, Career – 100.2
- The Cincinnati Bengals – Most 400+ Yard Passing Games, Career – 4
- 2021 National Football League Honor – Comeback Player of the Year – Joe Burrow
- 2019 Heisman Memorial Trophy – Nation’s Top Player – Joe Burrow
- 2019 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award – Nation’s Top Senior Quarterback – Joe Burrow
- 2019 Associated Press College Football Player of the Year Award – Most Outstanding Collegiate Football Player – Joe Burrow
- 2019 Maxwell Award – Nation’s Top Player – Joe Burrow
- 2019 Walter Camp Award – Nation’s Top Player – Joe Burrow
- 2019 Davey O’Brien Award – Nation’s Top Quarterback – Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow sure is one of the brightest star athletes on the field. Besides inheriting the athletic genes from his father, he has also made a path for himself by giving his best in every game.