Ja'Marr Chase explains how Joe Burrow got the jersey he wore in Playoff title game at LSU
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow couldn’t help himself in his return to his former dome of glory.
*Casually rips National Championship jersey off the wall* pic.twitter.com/fWQvKMLV3c
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) October 17, 2022
Before the LSU legend warmed up with his teammates for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, played at the same Superdome where he led the Tigers to the 2019 national championship, Burrow decided to do something that paid tribute to his time in Baton Rouge.
Burrow wore the No. 1 LSU jersey of his current Bengals No. 1 receiver Ja’Marr Chase, who teamed with Burrow to help the Tigers win that national title with a victory over Clemson in New Orleans. In that game at the Superdome, Burrow threw for 463 yards with 6 total touchdowns, 5 passing, in leading LSU to a 42–25 victory over the Tigers.
Burrow finished that magical 2019 season with 60 passing touchdowns, which broke the single-season FBS record. He also threw for over 5,600 yards in leading the Tigers to a perfect 15-0 record and captured the Heisman Trophy.
And Burrow made a little more Superdome magic with Chase on Sunday, too.
Burrow threw for exactly 300 yards with 3 touchdowns and 0 interceptions, and he added a rushing touchdown in a 30-26 victory over the Saints. And 2 of those touchdown passes went to — you guessed it — Chase, who hauled in 7 catches for 132 yards on the day, including TDs of 15 and 60 yards. The latter was the game-winning score with 1:57 left in the game that completed the Bengals’ comeback from a 26-21 deficit.