After Joe Burrow, the first overall pick of the draft this year, threw his first touchdown pass on Thursday night against the Browns, James tweeted about Burrow from deep in the NBA’s Orlando bubble.
Burrow is SPECIAL! He has the “IT” for sure.— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 18, 2020
When you consider that about a year ago Burrow was a relative unknown just starting his season at LSU, that’s a pretty nice compliment. The NFL Network telecast mentioned James’ tweet, and Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman had to agree.
“He’s right, the kid is special,” Aikman said on the broadcast.
Here’s the pass that had everyone buzzing, a perfect strike down the left sideline to C.J. Uzomah for 23 yards.
Joe Burrow answers back with his first career passing TD! #SeizeTheDEY @JoeyB— NFL (@NFL) September 18, 2020
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