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Brees is one of the oldest QBs and still one of the best right now. He is 42 years old, he is 6 foot tall and 209 pounds. Drew was born on January 15th,1979, in Austin, Texas.
His first NFL team was the San Diego Charger and Brees played for them from 2001 to 2005. After, Drew signed with the New Orleans Saints in 2005 and he has played for them ever since.
At the beginning of his NFL career, no one wanted him because he was short compared to others who were playing with him because he was about 6 feet while others were about 6 feet 5 inches. He worked so hard to get where he is right now.
The 42- years- old man was player of the year two times in 2008 and 2011. Brees has many records like passing yards and completions ( 80’358 yards) that is 803 football fields. He went to the Pro bowl 13 times. Pro bowl is a gathering of the best players of the season and play a game against each other and competing in popular events to determine who is the fastest, the strongest, the best shooter, etc.
Brees started playing football for Purdue University which is in Indiana. Brees is famous for his involvement and being able to motivate his team. “When you wake up, think about winning the day. Don’t worry about a week or a month from now — just think about one day at a time. If you are worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you. Win the day!” This is one of his most known quotes.
Drew has 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl. He also has a wonderful wife who’s named Brittany Brees.