Drew Brees

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Drew Brees
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Drew Brees With The Saints
No. 9 – New Orleans Saints
Personal information
Born: (1979-01-15) January 15, 1979 (age 40)
Austin, Texas[1][2]
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Westlake (Austin, Texas)
NFL Draft:2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
NFL records
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Passing attempts:9,783
Passing completions:6,586
Completion percentage:67.3
Passing yards:74,437
Passer rating:97.7
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
An ice sculpture depicting New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees

Drew Brees (/ˈbrs/;[3] born January 15, 1979) is the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. A native of Austin, Texas, he played college football for Purdue and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2001, where he was their starting quarterback until 2006. In 2009, he led the Saints to a Super Bowl championship and was named MVP of the game.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Former Cowboys fan Drew Brees has 'extra motivation' this week". SportsDay. December 19, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  2. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VD3R-1KW
  3. "News at 10pm". WWL-TV. November 3, 2009. |access-date= requires |url= (help) ("Drew also told Juan [Kincaid] that the correct pronunciation of his last name is "breece", not "breeze". He says the mispronunciation caught on in high school, and rather than fight it he just went with it.")

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