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Drew Brees
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No. 9 – New Orleans Saints
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: January 15, 1979 (1979-01-15) (age 41)
Austin, Texas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Westlake (Austin, Texas)
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (XLIV)
  • Super Bowl MVP (XLIV)
  • 13x Pro Bowl (2004, 2006, 2008–2014, 2016–2019)
  • First-team All-Pro (2006)
  • 4× Second-team All-Pro (2008, 2009, 2011, 2018)
  • 2× NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2008, 2011)
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2010)
  • Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year (2010)
  • Bert Bell Award (2009)
  • Art Rooney Award (2018)
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (2006)
  • NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2004)
  • 7× NFL passing yards leader (2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014–2016)
  • 4× NFL passing touchdowns leader (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)
  • 2× NFL passer rating leader (2009, 2018)
  • 5× NFL completion percentage leader (2009-2011, 2017, 2018)
  • Maxwell Award (2000)
  • Big Ten Player of the Year (2000)
  • 2× Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (1998, 2000)
  • Bart Starr Award (2011)
NFL records
  • Most career passing yards
  • Most career pass completions
  • Highest career completion percentage
  • Highest single-season completion percentage
  • Most consecutive games with a touchdown pass
  • Most pass completions in a season
  • Most 5,000 yard passing seasons
  • Most touchdown passes in a game (tied)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Passing attempts: 9,783
Passing completions: 6,586
Completion percentage: 67.3
Passing yards: 74,437
TD–INT: 520–233
Passer rating: 97.7
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
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Drew Brees (/ˈbrs/; born January 15, 1979) is an American football 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.




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