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Joe Burrow | Source: Getty Images
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Learn How to Score a Touchdown On And Off the Field with these Joe Burrow Quotes

Dayna Remus
Oct 25, 2022
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From southeast Ohio, Joe Burrow didn't grow up in a place where children would be expected to make a great success of their lives. However, he defied the odds. With these 35 quotes, discover more about his tenacious approach to life, his time spent on the field, and his personal life and perspectives.

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Joe Burrow is an NFL quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals. This year's stats indicate that he gained a total of 1,616 receiving yards, making him fifth in the league, and 12 touchdowns, making him fourth, with a total quarterback rating of 51.9, leaving him at the 16th spot in the NFL.

Burrow has won many trophies, including but not limited to the Davey O'Brien Award in 2019 and the Maxwell Award in the same year. Learn more about this successful quarterback by reading the 35 quotes below.

 Joe Burrow's quote: "I think people really underestimate the power of just wanting to do it, and hard work, competitive spirit, and preparation." | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "I think people really underestimate the power of just wanting to do it, and hard work, competitive spirit, and preparation." | Image: AmoDays

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Joe Burrow Quotes about Football and His Career

"Please don't compare me to the best player of all time. Let me do my own thing." — Joe Burrow

"I knew that I was gonna play really well my senior year. And I was going into it thinking I was one of the best guys in the country." — Joe Burrow

"We're a healthy team, which not a lot of people can say this far into the season. We've been lucky as far as injuries and COVID. We're doing a great job with our COVID protocols. Fortunately, there's not a ton to do in Cincinnati ... so nobody's going out to clubs and bars and getting COVID every weekend." — Joe Burrow

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"They gave me my career. Coach O and LSU resurrected my career and made me what I am today." — Joe Burrow

"I've won everywhere that I've been. I've never had a losing season in sports from the moment I was five years old. I'm not a loser." — Joe Burrow

 Joe Burrow’s quote: "This is the NFL. This isn't peewee; this isn't high school where you go out and run up the score. You play until the final whistle.” | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow’s quote: "This is the NFL. This isn't peewee; this isn't high school where you go out and run up the score. You play until the final whistle.” | Image: AmoDays

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"Whenever you're coming out in the same draft class with anybody, you're going to be compared to them, but I'm not super worried about that." — Joe Burrow

"Whoever wants to pay me money to play the game of football, I'll play for 'em; it doesn't matter to me." — Joe Burrow

"I'm a ballplayer. Whoever picks me, I'm going to show up." — Joe Burrow

"You have to meet with your coaches, see what they're thinking, what you're thinking, and meet the middle." — Joe Burrow

"Whatever team I go to is going to be a challenge at the beginning, and I'm going to have to persevere through it." — Joe Burrow

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 Joe Burrow's quote: "I know I'm a pretty good quarterback." | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "I know I'm a pretty good quarterback." | Image: AmoDays

"Everyone's called me sneaky-fast for about 15 years." — Joe Burrow

"I'll always be an LSU Tiger. I don't know why Ohio State fans try to claim me." ― Joe Burrow

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"I would say my accuracy is probably the best thing that I can do." — Joe Burrow

"Going into my rookie year, I expect to play well, and I expect to win a lot of games." — Joe Burrow

"I try not to focus on all the pressure stuff." ― Joe Burrow

 Joe Burrow's quote: "Whatever team I go to is going to be a challenge at the beginning, and I'm going to have to persevere through it." | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "Whatever team I go to is going to be a challenge at the beginning, and I'm going to have to persevere through it." | Image: AmoDays

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"There's a commonality in a lot of the great quarterbacks in the league, that they have the chip on their shoulder - from something. Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson - I mean, they all have something that got them to have a little chip on their shoulder that makes you continue to work really, really hard." — Joe Burrow

"I know I'm a pretty good quarterback." — Joe Burrow

"With any rookie quarterback, the more help you can get, the better." — Joe Burrow

"I'm going to come in and compete and try to be the best player I can be." ― Joe Burrow

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"I just want to get drafted to a good team, [a] good organization that is going to maximize my talents." — Joe Burrow

 Joe Burrow's quote: "It's not where you start; it's where you finish." | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "It's not where you start; it's where you finish." | Image: AmoDays

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"This is the NFL. This isn't peewee; this isn't high school where you go out and run up the score. You play until the final whistle. I don't care what the score is. We've been in spots where teams go out and do that to us. They did it to us last year. No sympathy from me." — Joe Burrow

Motivational and Inspiring Joe Burrow Quotes

"You just have to keep the same mentality of trying to prove yourself every single day. But it's a lot easier when you have people telling you how bad you are than when people are telling you how good you are." — Joe Burrow

"I just work really, really hard every day, and I think that probably rubs off on people. I'm just unapologetically myself, and I think that's a good thing, and people respect that." — Joe Burrow

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"It's not where you start; it's where you finish." — Joe Burrow

"I will never adjust or accept losing." — Joe Burrow

 Joe Burrow's quote: "You just have to keep the same mentality of trying to prove yourself every single day." | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "You just have to keep the same mentality of trying to prove yourself every single day." | Image: AmoDays

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"I just wanna go somewhere where I can win." — Joe Burrow

"I think people really underestimate the power of just wanting to do it, and hard work, competitive spirit, and preparation." — Joe Burrow

Personal Joe Burrow Quotes

"I'm a Southeast Ohio kid." — Joe Burrow

"If you got a good steak, you don't need A1 sauce." — Joe Burrow

"Oh, God. I hate it. Cincinnati's gonna hate me. I hate that stuff. It's not real chili. It's just sauce. I mean, they've hated me for a while because I've had these takes since, like, I first got to Ohio State. And they're like, 'What do you mean? You're from Ohio,' and I'm like, 'Doesn't matter. I hate it.'" — Joe Burrow

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 Joe Burrow's quote: "I was scared of everything growing up. I still don't like scary movies. I don't like haunted houses or anything like that.” | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "I was scared of everything growing up. I still don't like scary movies. I don't like haunted houses or anything like that.” | Image: AmoDays

"I'm graduating, and I'm 23 years old, so I can do whatever the hell I want." — Joe Burrow

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"I was scared of everything growing up. I still don't like scary movies. I don't like haunted houses or anything like that, but I couldn't watch 'Harry Potter,' 'Lord of the Rings,' 'House.' I was like, strictly a SpongeBob, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon kinda guy." — Joe Burrow

"Losing isn't very fun." — Joe Burrow

"I'm fairly good at connecting with a lot of different people." — Joe Burrow

"Coming from southeast Ohio, it's a very impoverished area, and the poverty rate is almost two times the national average. There's so many people there that don't have a lot, and I'm up here for all those kids in Athens and Athens County that go home to not a lot of food on the table, hungry after school. You guys can be up here, too." — Joe Burrow

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 Joe Burrow's quote: "Coming from southeast Ohio, it's a very impoverished area.” | Image: AmoDays

Joe Burrow's quote: "Coming from southeast Ohio, it's a very impoverished area.” | Image: AmoDays

Burrow's talent for football didn't appear from the ethers. His father was also a passionate player who played professional football like his son.

Recently, some chatter and concern about the father of this quarterback, who has been spotted in a wheelchair. However, consensus says he has not experienced any significant injuries.

To try to embody the motivational and industrious spirit of Burrow, read these 73 sunny-side-up quotes and start your mornings on a positive note.

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