The Super Bowl winner, who originally hails from Austin, recently spoke with The Times-Picayune about losing his role model. Brees was born in Dallas, Texas, which has a heavy following with a strong fan base. NFL quarterback Drew Brees is defending himself after he appeared in a video tied to a conservative Christian organization, which sparked a wave of criticism on social media. They divorced in 1987. Drew entered the ‘Super Bowl XLIV’ in 2009 with great confidence and with consecutive wins eventually went on to face the Indianapolis Colts in the final. Born on January 15, 1979, in Austin, Texas, Andrew Christopher Brees, better known as Drew Brees, hails from football stock. Subscribe to MLive.com. Son Baylen Robert Brees was born on Drew's 30th birthday. It was a typical football player cheesy line — we’ll leave it at that. Drew Christopher Brees was born on January 15, 1979, in Dallas to Eugene Wilson "Chip" Brees II, a prominent trial lawyer, and Mina Ruth (née Akins; died 2009), an attorney. I think yes this is what it’s all about...Only until the last few days ,until we experienced the death threats we experienced the hate… Did I realize that these words were speaking directly to us.. how could anyone who knows us or has had interactions with us think that Drew or I have a racist bone in our body? A post shared by Drew Brees (@drewbrees) on Nov 2, 2019 at 3:49pm PDT. "gunslinger," he continued to complete an unusually high percentage of his pass attempts. Throughout his life he had a strained relationship with his mother but before her death their relationship began to improve. However, football dominated most of his interest after he led the ‘Westlake High School’ football team to a 16-0 victory and state championship. He has been married to Brittany Brees since February 8, 2003. He attended ‘St. Drew Brees and his wife Brittany Brees stay busy away from football with their four kids: Rylen, Baylen, Bowen and Callen. He became the fifth player to earn 400 touchdowns and is now hailed as the fastest player to reach the milestone. "He was an incredible man," Brees concluded. I have read these quotes and scripture 1000 times and every time I read it and the words sink into my heart. He hoped to walk in the footsteps of his uncle but wasn’t selected by ‘Texas Longhorns’. The eldest is Brylen followed by Bowen, Callen and their daughter, Rylen. Spanning a proficient career, Brees has been awarded several titles including ‘Academic All-American Player of the Year’,‘NFL’s Comeback Player of 2004’ and has also been crowned ‘Sportsman of the Year’ in 2010 by Sports Illiustrated. We still have a long way to go.