Height: 6'4"
Weight: 216lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Athens, Ohio
High School: Athens HS
Other College: Ohio St.
Major: Masters of Liberal Arts
Experience: 1 Letter


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.

JUNIOR SEASON (2018 Grad Transfer) – at LSU
LSU’s starting quarterback for all 13 games … Posted a 10-3 mark as the starter, leading LSU to five wins over Top 25 teams, including four over teams ranked in the Top 10 … First player in LSU history to throw for 2,500 yards and rush for at least 350 yards in a season … Capped year completing 219-of-379 passes for 2,894 yards, 16 touchdowns and only five interceptions … Added another 399 rushing yards and seven TDs on 128 carries … Tied LSU record for rushing TDs in a season by a QB with seven … In LSU’s Fiesta Bowl win over Central Florida, threw for a career-best 394 yards and tied a school bowl record with four passing TDs … His 394 passing yards vs. UCF ranks No. 3 in school history … Did all of this despite nearly being knocked out of the game on a malicious blindsided hit following an interception … Regrouped after that hit and guided LSU to touchdowns on its next three possessions as the Tigers overcame a 14-3 first quarter deficit to win 40-32 over No. 7 UCF … In regular-season finale, set or tied multiple school records in LSU's historic 7OT game against Texas A&M ... Set school-record by accounting for six TDs vs. A&M (3 rushing, 3 passing) … Carried 29 times for 100 yards against the Aggies becoming the first LSU QB to have that many carries in a game since 1943 when Steve Van Buren set the school-record with 43 carries (132 yards) vs. LSU Army Specialists … Accounted for 370 yards of total offense vs. A&M (270 passing, 100 rushing) … Set LSU record for total plays in a game with 67 vs. the Aggies (38 passes, 29 rushes) … Also produced only the ninth 100-yard rushing game by a LSU QB with 100 yards on the ground against the Aggies … Had his first 300-yard passing game against Rice with 307 yards on 20-of-28 passing … In first LSU start (and first collegiate start), led Tigers to a 33-17 win over No. 8 Miami … Against Auburn, threw a 71-yard TD pass to Derrick Dillon in the fourth quarter to pull LSU to within 21-19 with 8:18 to play … Directed the Tigers on a 14-play, 52-yard game-winning drive capped with a 42-yard Cole Tracy field goal as time expired to beat No. 7 Auburn, 22-21 … Finished Auburn game with 249 passing yards and a TD to go with 22 rushing yards … Led LSU to 36-16 upset over No. 2 Georgia by throwing for 200 yards and rushing for 66 yards and TDs against the Bulldogs …. Against Georgia, had a 59-yard run in the fourth quarter that setup a 4-yard TD by Nick Brossette that put the game out of reach at 36-16 with 4:14 to play …Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against Ole Miss as he accounted for 388 yards of offense (292 passing, 98 rushing) in the 45-16 win over the Rebels … The 388 yards of total offense ranks No. 6 in school history … Didn’t throw an interception until the Florida game, throwing a school-record 158 passes without an interception … Threw 10 TD passes over the final four games of the season … Threw for a combined 971 yards (323.7 per game) over LSU’s final three games in 2018 … Directed LSU to five wins over Top 25 teams, including four against Top 10 opponents (No. 8 Miami, No. 7 Auburn, No. 2 Georgia, and No. 7 Central Florida) … Other Top 25 win came against No. 22 Mississippi State … Set LSU single-season records for passing attempts (399), passes without an interception (158), and total plays (507) … Tied LSU single-season record for rushing TDs by a QB (7) … His 219 completions in 2018 rank No. 3 in school history, while his 2,894 passing yards stand as the fourth-highest total in school history … He ranks No. 2 in school history in total yards in a season with 3,292 and his 253.2 total yards per game is the second-highest total in LSU history.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017) – at Ohio State
Played in four games with no starts … Completed 7-of-11 passes for 61 yards … Saw action in wins over UNLV, Rutgers, Nebraska and Illinois … Completed all four of his passes for 37 yards against UNLV and was 2-of-2 for 20 yards against Rutgers.

Saw action in six games with no starts … Served as the backup to starter J.T. Barrett … Connected on 22-of-28 passes for 226 yards and a pair of scores … Also rushed for 58 yards and a TD … Best game came in a 62-3 win over Nebraska when he completed all six of his passes for 62 yards … Also rushed for a TD in the win over the Cornhuskers … Other TD passes came in wins over Bowling Green and Maryland.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015) – at Ohio State
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015.

Rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN, Scout, and 247Sports as a senior at Athens (Ohio) High School … Led his team to three straight playoff appearances from 2012-14 … Guided team to seven playoff wins over the three year span, which at the time, were the only post-season victories in school history … Selected as Ohio Mr. Football and first team all-state as selected by the Associated Press after leading Athens to a state runner-up finish in 2014 … Earned Ohio Division III Co-Offensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2014 after throwing for nearly 4,500 yards and 63 touchdowns with only two interceptions as a senior … In 2013, named the Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year and AP All-State … For his high school career, passed for 11,400 yards with 157 touchdowns and added another 2,000 yards and 27 TDs on the ground … Standout point guard on the basketball team as well, turning down several mid-major offers to play college basketball … First team All-State point guard as a senior.

Parents are Robin and Jimmy Burrow … His dad, along with his two older brothers – Jamie and Dan – all played football at Nebraska … His dad coached Joe’s two older brothers at Nebraska … Grew up in a football family as his dad had been a college football coach every day of Joe’s life until his recent retirement from the game following the 2018 season … Past coaching stops for his dad include Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, which is where Joe was born, along with Nebraska, North Dakota State and Ohio University … Pursuing a master’s in liberal arts.

Joe Burrow's Career Passing Highs
Completions: 25 at Texas A&M, 2018
Attempts: 38 at Texas A&M, 2018
Yards: 394 vs. Central Florida, 2019 Fiesta Bowl
Long: 71 at Auburn, 2018
Touchdowns: 4 vs. Central Florida, 2019 Fiesta Bowl

Joe Burrow's Career Rushing Highs
Attempts: 29 at Texas A&M, 2018
Yards: 100 at Texas A&M, 2018
Long: 59 vs. Georgia, 2018
Touchdowns: 3 at Texas A&M, 2018


2015 (Ohio St.) Redshirt Season
2016 (Ohio St.) 6-0 22-28-0 226 2 36
2017 (Ohio St.) 4-0 7-11-0 61 0 16
Ohio St. Totals
10-0 29-39-0 287 2 36
2018 (LSU) 13-13 219-379-5 2,894 16 71
2019 (LSU)
LSU Totals
13-13 219-379-5 2,894 16 71
Career Totals 23-13 248-418-5 3,181 18 71


Att. Yds.
2015 (Ohio St.) Redshirt Season
2016 (Ohio St.) 6-0 12 58 1 12
2017 (Ohio St.) 4-0 3 -5 0 4
Ohio St. Totals
10-0 15 53 1 12
2018 (LSU) 13-13 128 399 7 59
2019 (LSU)
LSU Totals
13-13  128 399 7 59
Career Totals 23-13 143 452 8 59


Joe Burrow in the LSU Record Books

Passing Records

Passing Yards (Game)
No. 3 394 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

Passing Yards (Season)
No. 4 2,984 (2018)

TD Passes (Game)
tNo.2 4 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

Attempts (Season)
No. 1 399 (2018)

Completions (Season)
No. 3 219 (2018)

Consecutive Passes Without an Interception (Game)
No. 6 38 vs. Texas A&M

Consecutive Passes Without an Interception (Season)
No. 1 158 (2018)

Pass Yards Gained Per Play (Game)
No. 4 11.58 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

Passing Yards Per Game (Season)
No. 5 222.6 (2018)

300-Yard Passing Games (Season)
tNo. 3 2 (2018)

Rushing Records

Rushing Touchdowns by a QB (Game)
tNo. 1 3 vs. Texas A&M (2018)

Rushing Touchdowns by a QB (Season)
tNo. 1 7 (2018)

Rushing Yards by a QB (Game)
tNo. 8 100 vs. Texas A&M (2018)

Rushing Yards by a QB (Season)
No. 5 399 (2018)

Total Offense Records
Total Plays (Game)
No. 1 67 vs. Texas A&M (2018) – 38 passing, 29 rushing

Total Plays (Season)
No. 1 507 (2018) – 379 passing, 128 rushing

Total Yards (Game)
No. 3 418 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl) – 394 passing, 24 rushing
No. 6 388 vs. Ole Miss, 2018 – 292 passing, 96 rushing
No. 9 370 vs. Texas A&M (2018) – 270 passing, 100 rushing

Total Yards (Season)
No. 2 3,292 (2018) – 2,894 passing, 399 rushing

Total Yards Per Game (Season)
No. 2 253.2 (2018) – 3,293 in 13 games

Touchdowns Responsible For (Game)
No. 1 6 vs. Texas A&M (2018) – 3 rushing, 3 passing

Touchdowns Responsible For (Season)
tNo. 6 23 (2018) - 16 passing, 7 rushing

LSU Bowl Game Records

Passing Attempts
tNo. 4 34 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

Passing Completions
tNo. 2 21 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

Passing Yards
No. 2 394 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

Passing Touchdowns
tNo. 1 4 vs. Central Florida (2019 Fiesta Bowl)

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