Joseph Lee Burrow was born on December 10, 1996. He currently plays quarterback for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals. Jim Burrow, his father, played and coached football for more than 40 years.
Burrow played college football for LSU, where he captured the Heisman Trophy and a national title. The Bengals picked him in the 2020 NFL Draft.
He signed his Rookie deal with the Bengals, which earned him $36.1 million for four years. He started his football career at Ohio State and then at LSU in 2018.
In the National Championship for LSU, he passed for over 5600 yards with 60 touchdowns. For this, he won many awards and honors, like the Maxwell Award. He has brought the Super Bowl and AFC Championship Game to the Bengals as a sole player.
He was rated a four-star football recruit, and in December 2019, The Athens City School District school board approved renaming the school football stadium after Burrow. He went to Athens High School in Ohio and won seven victories in the school’s history. He was given the State’s Mr. Football Award, and he transferred to Louisiana State University in May 2018.
Burrow’s Unique Superstition
He wears socks inside out. That’s the superstition. According to him, it is not a superstition, but it is a superstition. It is not surprising that it is his lucky charm to reach some major national milestones with this particular habit. He admits that this tradition made him reach the Super Bowl and a national title.
But things weren’t as lucky for him as he first got this habit from laziness. He was lazy enough to wear socks without flipping them and inside out.
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What Happened to Joe Burrow 2023
The Cincinnati Bengals have been devoid of their star player, Joe Burrow, who suffers from a calf injury. He got a calf strain during training camp practice on July 27.
He started hopping on his left leg and sat down on the grass while playing. Head Coach Zac Taylor announced that he would be gone for weeks, then later said that he has been improving and things are as good as they should be.
He had only been spotted at joint practice with the Packers, watching the game on the field after the incident. Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan says that everybody likes seeing him watching the practice.
Zac Taylor has been tight-lipped about such updates. ESPN Jeremy Fowler reported that the Bengals have been looking forward and expecting Burrow to return by the start of the season.
Even though we know he should be gone for several weeks, it is unsure if he has a fixed schedule. Earlier, he sported a knee injury during his rookie season in 2020. He was also seen throwing and running in warm-ups before the Bengals vs. Packers. It is well known that he has contributed majorly to the Bengal’s successes.
During rehabilitation, he is watched, and he looks fit and good. He is working and doing well, getting his sleep. He is one of the highest-earning players, and now he is carted after suffering a noncontact injury and removed from the next season. He gave nods, signaling that he was alright.
The quarterback is expected to have the thumbs up to return for the Bengal’s opener against the Browns on September 10, as reported by Jeremy Fowler. The Bengals and fans have been shocked by this injury.