Joe Burrow breaks the record on way to win the Heisman Trophy

Joe Burrow, the quarterback of Louisiana State University has been officially named as the winner of the 2019’s Heisman Trophy.

The Heisman Trophy was awarded to the 23 years old QB in an award ceremony on last Saturday night where he broke the record for winning it by a landslide. He has become the first player from LSU Tigers t have brought the most prestigious college football award in the last 60 years to Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Burrow was able to win after receiving 2608 points as well as 841 votes for 1st place which is a record in its own right as it is 90.7 percent of all the available votes.

He has also set the percentage of points available record with his 93.8 percent points which breaks the older record set back in 2006 by Troy Smith of Ohio State.

Burrow got his name on 95.5 percent of ballots which breaks the previous ballot record of 95.2 percent set back in 2014 by Marcus Mariota of Oregon.

He has also broken the record for the famed footballer OJ Simpson of Southern California for the margin victory with 1846 points.

The 2nd place in the voting and points was Jake Hurts of Oklahoma who got 762 points, while third place was Justin Fields of Ohio State and the 4th spot was taken by Ohio State’s Chase Young.

Burrow thanked his team as he tried to fight his tears after he received the Heisman Trophy. He said, “I could not have done this without my team. My journey, I would not have had traded it for anything else in the world.”

Burrow is the 4th straight QB to have won the Heisman Trophy as well as the ex-backup of the Ohio State is also the 3rd straight Heisman Trophy winner to have transferred during the college career.

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