Joseph Lee Burrow is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). Following a stint with Ohio State, Burrow played college football at LSU, where he won the Heisman Trophy and the national championship as a senior.
Joe Burrow suffered an injury that shortened his rookie year and rebounded in his second year by leading the Bengals to their first playoff win since 1990, ending the longest active drought in the four major North American sports, en route to an appearance in Super Bowl LVI, the team’s first Super Bowl since 1988.
As a matter of fact, Burrow holds the Bengals franchise records for passer rating, completion percentage, and single-game passing yards and is tied with Boomer Esiason for the most playoff wins.
How long has Joe Burrow been in the NFL?
Joe Burrow has been in the National Football League (NFL) since 2020. He was of the 58 players who got invited to the 2020 NFL Draft, where he was selected first overall by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Burrow was the third consecutive Heisman-winning quarterback to be selected first overall, following Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray. Burrow signed his four-year rookie contract, worth $36.1 million, on July 31, 2020.
Prior to the season, Joe Burrow won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.