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Joe Burrow Stadium is formally open for enterprise.
No, the Cincinnati Bengals did not rename their subject for his or her rookie franchise quarterback, however Athens (Ohio) Excessive College—the place Burrow performed earlier than school—has gone forward and honored its alum with a reputation change.
Burrow was a star at Athens lengthy earlier than he took over the nationwide highlight. In three seasons, he led the Bulldogs to seven playoff wins (three straight appearances) whereas passing for 11,416 yards and 157 touchdowns. He added one other 2,067 yard and 27 touchdowns on the bottom for good measure.
The vote to alter the identify of Athens Excessive College Soccer Stadium to Joe Burrow Stadium obtained unanimous help from the Athens Metropolis College Board final December.