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Drew Brees

Drew Brees
Brees at the Saints' Super Bowl Champions Parade.
Width220
CaptionBrees at the Saints' Super Bowl Champions Parade.
CurrentteamNew Orleans Saints
Currentnumber9
CurrentpositionQuarterback
Birth DateJanuary 15, 1979(age 37)
Birth PlaceAustin, Texas
Heightft6
Heightin0
Weight209
HighschoolWestlake (Austin, Texas)
Debutyear2001
DebutteamSan Diego Chargers
CollegePurdue
Draftyear2001
Draftround2
Draftpick32
Pastteams * San Diego Chargers (2001 2005) * New Orleans Saints (2006 present)
StatusActive
Highlights * 5× Pro Bowl selection (2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010) * 3× All-Pro selection (2006, 2008, 2009) * Super Bowl Champion (XLIV) * Super Bowl MVP (XLIV) * AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2008) * 2× NFC MVP (2008, 2009) * 3× NFC Offensive Player of the Year (2006, 2008, 2009) * 3× FedEx Air Player of the Year Award (2006, 2008, 2009) * AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award (2004) * AP Male Athlete of the Year (2010) * Galloping Gobbler Award (2010) * Sportsman of the Year (2010) * Bert Bell Award (2009) * Co-Walter Payton Man of the Year Award (2006) * Franchise Records * Other College Awards and Honors
Statseason2011
Statweek2
Statlabel1TD INT
Statvalue1241-132
Statlabel2Passing yards
Statvalue235,955
Statlabel3QB Rating
Statvalue392.2
NflBRE229498

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Drew Christopher Brees (-enˈbriːspron; born January 15, 1979) is a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Brees has been selected to the Pro Bowl five times in his career with the Chargers in 2004 and the Saints in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010. He was named the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2004, the Offensive Player of the Year in 2008, and the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV. He was also selected by voters to appear on the cover of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 11. Sports Illustrated named him as its 2010 Sportsman of the Year.


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