After losing the starting quarterback job at Ohio State to now Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins, Joe Burrow decided to transfer.
Ultimately Burrow’s quest to be a starter in college football led him to LSU, where he finished last season at 10-3. Now in his second season with the Tigers, he is in the midst of the Heisman race after starting out the season undefeated.
Saturday, Burrow and the Tigers faced their biggest test yet when they went to Tuscaloosa to face third-ranked Alabama – and they passed with flying colors.
In an offensive shootout, Burrow led the Tigers to a 46-41 win over the Crimson Tide.
The Athens, Ohio native finished the game with 393 yards passing and three passing touchdowns. But it was his 64 rushing yards that was the X-factor, helping LSU move the chains numerous times.
The win puts LSU in prime position to make the college football playoff, setting up a potential collision course with Burrow’s former team...