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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow throws a pass against Clemson during the second half of the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. The Cincinnati Bengals chose Burrow with the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday, April. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Hello Joe! Bengals take Heisman winner Burrow 1st overall

Apr. 23, 2020 10:39 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow's next challenge is daunting: return to his home state and resurrect the woebegone Bengals. Given what he's accomplished, he's not lacking in confidence. Cincinnati took the Heisman Trophy winner first overall in the NFL draft Thursday night, a move expected by everyone,...

Cincinnati Bengals select Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow of LSU with first pick in NFL draft.

Apr. 23, 2020 8:26 PM EDT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals select Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow of LSU with first pick in NFL draft.
FILE - At left, in a Dec. 14, 2019, file photo, NCAA college football player and Heisman Trophy finalist, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, talks to the media during a press conference before the start of Heisman Trophy ceremonies in New York. At right, in a Dec. 11, 2011, file photo, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton holds the trophy during a news conference after winning the Heisman award in New York. Burrow could join Cam Newton as the only quarterbacks since 1967 to become the NFL's first overall draft pick right after winning both the Heisman Trophy and the national championship.(AP Photo/File)

Burrow to join exclusive NFL company if LSU QB is top pick

Apr. 23, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

Joe Burrow has a chance to join some very exclusive company if the LSU quarterback winds up going No. 1 overall to Cincinnati. Not only could he become the ninth quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy and then be the first overall selection in the NFL draft since 1967, that also would mark the first time in the...