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Overview (4)

Born in Austin, Texas, USA
Birth NameAndrew Christopher Brees
Nicknames Cool Brees
Breesus
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Drew Brees was born on January 15, 1979 in Austin, Texas, USA as Andrew Christopher Brees. He is a producer and actor, known for Bride and Doom, Good Joe Bell (2020) and The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu. He has been married to Brittany Brees since February 8, 2003. They have four children.

Spouse (1)

Brittany Brees (8 February 2003 - present) ( 4 children)

Trivia (14)

Heisman Trophy finalist in 1999 and 2000. Purdue University's all-time leader in passing yards (11,792), touchdowns (90), total offensive yards (12,693), completion percentage (.611), completions (1,026) and attempts (1,678). Drafted 32nd overall by the San Diego Chargers in the 2001 NFL draft.
Attended Purdue University.
Attended Westlake High School in Austin, Texas.
NFL quarterback.
Selected by the San Diego Chargers in the 2nd round (32nd pick overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.
Honored by the Congressional Award in Washington, DC on June 19, 2008 with the Horizon Award. The Horizon Award is a special recognition from the Joint Leadership of the United States Congress and the Congressional Award Board of Directors. The Horizon Award is presented to individuals from the private sectors who have contributed to expanding opportunities for all Americans through their own personal contributions, and who have set exceptional examples for young people through their successes in life.
Son Baylen Robert Brees was born on Drew's 30th birthday. (January 15, 2009).
Named cover athlete for Madden NFL 11 (2010).
Second son, Bowen Christopher Brees, was born on October 19, 2010.
Named Sportsman of the Year for 2010 by Sports Illustrated magazine.
(March 14) Agreed to a six-year, $60 million contract with the New Orleans Saints. [2006]
Played football with Ben McKenzie at Austin High School in Austin, Texas, before transferring to Westlake High School.
Grandson of Battle of Okinawa veteran and legendary Texas high school football coach Ray Akins. Brees's cousin, Angela, is engaged to golfer Sergio Garcia.
His parents are Eugene Wilson "Chip" Brees II and Mina Ruth (1950-2009), who were both Texas-based attorneys. They divorced in 1987.

Personal Quotes (1)

Think about winning the day. If you worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you.

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