Expectations are high for the LSU Tigers his year, as the football program has itself a quality quarterback in Joe Burrow. However, the redshirt senior is currently nursing an injury with only three weeks remaining until the season opener.
LSU held its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. Burrow didn’t participate at all due to an injury.
Head coach Ed Orgeron spoke to the media about his quarterback situation for fall camp. With Burrow out of action for the Tigers, backup gunslinger Myles Brennan took first-team reps.
Fortunately for LSU, Orgeron said it’s only a “minor injury” for Burrow. He expects him to return to the team at some point next week.
— Brody Miller (@BrodyAMiller) August 10, 2019
The Tigers are going to need Burrow at full strength this season if they’re going to compete in the SEC West.
Last season, Burrow threw for 2,894 yards, 16 touchdowns and five interceptions. The former Ohio State quarterback also added 399 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground.
Not only is imperative that LSU has Burrow under center, but the veteran signal-caller also wouldn’t want to miss time in his final year of college football.
LSU is the No. 6 team in the country in the preseason Coaches’ Poll. It opens the season at home against Georgia Southern on August 31.