No, we're not kidding.
Former UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel, who's currently a college football analyst for CBS Sports, compared Burrow to Brady during his appearance Monday morning on "The Dan Patrick Show." It actually wasn't the first time he's compared Burrow to Brady.
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The only thing Burrow and Brady have in common right now is they both earned impressive wins over Alabama. Brady's final game at Michigan was a victory against Alabama in the 2000 Orange Bowl. He was selected 199th overall (sixth round) by the New England Patriots in the 2000 NFL Draft and has since won six Super Bowl titles. Burrow likely will go No. 1 overall in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Burrow is enjoying a tremendous season and Saturday's win established him as the clear favorite for the Heisman Trophy. However, we should be a little more cautious about throwing his name in the same sentence as the greatest quarterback in NFL history. Burrow has a long way to go before he reaches that level, but in fairness to him, it does look like he has the talent and poise needed to be a very good quarterback at the pro level.
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LSU QB Joe Burrow drawing Tom Brady comparisons after beating Alabama originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston