|Chance of Injury in 2021:||0%|
|Chance of Injury per Game:||0%|
|Projected Games missed for 2021:||0.0|
Burrow began his college career at Ohio State. He played behind dual-threat QB J.T. Barrett for 2 seasons before transferring to LSU.
Earning the starting nod in 2018, Burrow posted unspectacular totals. He completed under 58% of his passes, averaged only 7.6 yards per attempt and hit 300 yards just once all year.
Then the fall of 2019 arrived, and with it, a complete 180 in Burrow’s game.
Surrounding talent certainly helped — and it starts with the coaching staff. Passing game coordinator Joe Brady joined the Tigers after serving as an assistant under Sean Payton. He’s credited with implementing the quick-hit, spread offense that helped Burrow find open targets.
On the field, WRs Justin Jefferson (a 2021 1st-rounder) and Ja’Marr Chase (a likely 2021 first-rounder) consistently delivered. Transfer TE Thaddeus Moss also arrived.Mix in versatile RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and Burrow was clearly poised for success.
Greatest-of-all-time level success.
Facing a schedule that included 7 top-10 opponents, Burrow fired off the most passing TDs in NCAA history (60). His 5,671 yards were the 3rd most all-time. He really showed up when it counted, going for 349-4 vs. Georgia (SEC Championship), 493-7 vs. Oklahoma (semifinals) and 463-5 vs. Clemson (National Championship).
Burrow went without an INT in his last 5 games. On the year, LSU led the nation in points per game (48.4).
Advanced numbers from Pro Football Focus further highlight Burrow's stunning season. His adjusted completion rate of 81.9% led all D-1 qualifiers. He also led that group in deep passing yards (1,711) and deep pas…
|Jan 16, 2020||Non-NFL||Chest Rib Fracture||Burrow suffered torn rib cartilage near the end of the second quarter in the College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans.|
|Aug 14, 2017||Non-NFL||Hand Wrist Fracture||Burrow suffered a broken bone in his throwing hand during practice and had an operation to repair the fracture. He missed the start of the season|