NFL No. 1 draft pick and college football national champion quarterback Joe Burrow

Joe Burrow discussed his preparations as the new quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals and how he is giving back to his hometown.
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Transcript for NFL No. 1 draft pick and college football national champion quarterback Joe Burrow
In January our next guest led the LSU tigers at the college football national championship and now. He is the number one pick for the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals and here to tell us about his preparations. For the upcoming season and how he's giving back to his hometown is quarterback show Borough and personal congratulations on being the number one pick in this year's NFL just draft that had to be incredible. And now you're dealing with. A new normal the NFL says it's going forward with the new season but we obviously have a lot of things we don't know. Talk not how you're feeling how your preparing. For playing your first season. During a pandemic. Testing crazy I still great right now invested my Liasson. And everybody around the league is preparing my. Business as usual way we're gonna you're important and a couple weeks and indeed married to put. Our I think you're you're you're going with that mindset in mind you won college football's most prestigious award the Heisman Trophy. In your speech you mentioned southeast Ohio and it's issues with poverty and hunger why was that's so important for you to jail. You're growing up here it is very very obvious I'm not people struggle this arm. In Athens county up to 20% of the people are students here is something that is close to meet. I'm I didn't expect to say they embrace feature anything masses what follows and mark are. You end up doing a lot of good for you. Yeah and speaking of that yes out of your speech came the GO Borough hunger relief fund tell us about the fund. And how it came together. So last speech when I mentioned southeast Ohio Sandra started officers looked in the original goal is thousand dollars and are. Ended up racing over 600000 dollars. The food insecurity and so after that. The food pantry foundation there for operation Ohio teamed up increasing and endowments aren't. Com and emissions meanwhile Antonin did Joseph grow hunger relief fund and how super honored in. And excited suited to new art something so special yeah how can people help. You go to. The FaceBook and ends in titans over under refund in in the new and there in. We are passing grades sponsors like Kroger imposed in People's Bank. Com and now you know when I was in college I couldn't really help out financially now I'm finally this and I can help out financially Los Arcsight he's well. That's amazing show I'm curious what do you think football is gonna look like. For fans. Oh man I'm I'm in the dark just like everybody else. I guess. Ambassador he stands and stands he's eighty maybe assume it. Com. I'm preparing right but I'm going to be the starting quarterback with a 100000 fans in the stands and and I'm gonna be ready bill. Well at the very least they'll virtually be cheering you on in every way as we are Joseph -- thank you so much for your time forcing them very very best and thank you for all that you're doing for your community. I'm somewhat sir appreciate it.

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