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Joe Burrow signing $36 million contract with Bengals with $24 million signing bonus, ESPN reports

With Burrow's National Championship ring, Heisman trophy and slew of record breaking stats, a big pay day in the NFL was due.
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow holds the trophy as safety Grant Delpit looks on after a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New Orleans. LSU won 42-25. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

NEW ORLEANS — LSU's National Champion Quarterback is reportedly signing a hefty contract with his new team.

Joe Burrow, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, will reportedly sign a $36 million contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, according to ESPN's Field Yates.

That contract comes with a nearly $24 million signing bonus.

With Burrow's National Championship ring, Heisman trophy and slew of record breaking stats, a big pay day in the NFL was due.

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