Drew Brees is arguably the most popular college football player from Purdue University, he holds several records- some of which are valid till date. He started his senior career with San Diego Chargers and joined New Orleans Saints in the year 2006, for whom he continues to play.
He was born on 15th January 1979 to Eugene Wilson ‘Chip’ Brees and Meena Ruth. While Chip is a famed trial lawyer, Ruth was an attorney. When Drew was 7, his parents divorced and took turns to raise him and his younger brother Reid (born on 1981). While it was hard on the boys, they came closer to each other during this turmoil. His father was a basketball player for the Texas A&M Aggies men's basketball team while his mother was a former all-state in high school in a couple of sports.