With the pre-draft process in full swing, Joe Burrow is about to be the most dissected prospect in the entire 2020 NFL Draft class.
That’s to be expected of the player who’s heavily favored to be the No. 1 overall pick, but there’s no such thing as a perfect prospect. That’s true with Burrow, who does have some concerns regarding arm strength, but not to the point it should hinder him from being a great NFL quarterback.
Now, we have to talk about Burrow’s hand size, which measured at nine inches from thumb to pinky, which is tied for the smallest hand size among first-round quarterbacks measured at the combine since 2008. Small hand size obviously makes it harder to grip the ball, and it’s causing some to raise a red flag with Burrow’s pro prospects.
And Burrow is already having fun with it.
Considering retirement after I was informed the football will be slipping out of my tiny hands. Please keep me in your thoughts.— Joey Burrow (@Joe_Burrow10) February 24, 2020
Burrow’s hand size certainly didn’t stop him from having an all-time season in 2019, so I doubt it will prevent him from reaching his potential in the pros.