Joe Burrow may not be at Ohio State anymore, but even as LSU's current starting quarterback, he's clearly beloved by Buckeye nation.
Burrow received an abundance of support from his former Buckeye teammates during his first start and win over No. 8 Miami, and had the backing of Ohio State fans in AT&T Stadium who cheered him on during LSU's comeback win over No. 7 Auburn as the game played over the giant video board.
Ohio State fans cheer as Cole Tracy hits the game-winning kick to clinch a 22-21 win for Joe Burrow and LSU. pic.twitter.com/orSSdvzoOf— Dan Hope (@Dan_Hope) September 15, 2018
Burrow's wearing a different uniform now, but told Shea Dixon of Geaux247 that he still loves his home state and the Buckeye fans, appreciates the support.
"I thought that was really, really cool," Burrow said. "I enjoyed my time there a lot I love the place, love the people and love the fans. It really meant a lot to me that they showed love like that. I saw the tweet, then my mom actually sent it to me. I’m sure she cried about it, because she’s a cryer, and she gets really happy. But, I thought that was really cool."
Burrow was also asked about whether he has Ohio State's position in the rankings in mind as LSU continues to climb the polls – the Buckeyes are No. 4 while LSU sits at No. 6 in the latest AP Poll – but he said he hasn't had time to think about things like that.
"The only real time you have to digest it is after the season when you aren’t focusing on the game plan or watching film on another team," Burrow said. "There is no time to take a step back. You have to press on and focus on the next week."