Joe Burrow is about to play in his first Super Bowl as a professional with the Bengals, which is something very few new quarterbacks in the NFL have the privilege of achieving in their early years playing. Burrow shares the same feat with Patrick Mahomes.
2019 was Burrow's last and best year in college football with the LSU Tigers as during that season he won the double crown, Heisman award and CFP title. But his arrival at the Bengals was not seen with good eyes, some critics thought that the franchise was not the best for a talented player like him.
Burrow's first season with the Bengals was a test for him as he was not a starter and the team finished the season with a losing record. But the following year, in the current 2021-22 NFL season, Burrow had his best quarterback performance in the NFL, it was a rapid growth for a young quarterback like him.
How old is Joe Burrow?
Burrow is 25 years old, he was born in Ames, Iowa on December 10, 1996. Burrow attended Athens High School, during his HS years he led the team to multiple playoff appearances and threw for 11,416 yards.
Did Burrow's father play football?
His father played football in the Canadian Football League, NFL, coached in multiple roles at college level with Iowa State, North Dakota State, Ohio State and also head coach for his son's hometown school, Ames Highschool. Other Burrow’s family members also played college and pro sports including his uncle and grandmother.
Is Ja'Marr Chase younger than Burrow?
Yes, Chase is four years younger than Burrow, they have been friends since they played at LSU, now Ja'Marr is one of the main weapons that Burrow has in the Bengals to win the games. Chase was born on March 1, 2000 in Harvey, Louisiana.