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Drew Brees

School: Purdue
Position: QB

Heisman Voting: 4th in 1999 and 3rd in 2000

Draft: 2nd round, 32nd overall of the 2001 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers

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Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
*1997 Purdue Big Ten QB 8 19 43 44.2 232 5.4 4.3 0 1 84.9
*1998 Purdue Big Ten QB 13 361 569 63.4 3983 7.0 6.8 39 20 137.8
*1999 Purdue Big Ten QB 12 337 554 60.8 3909 7.1 7.0 25 12 130.7
*2000 Purdue Big Ten QB 12 309 512 60.4 3668 7.2 7.1 26 12 132.6
Career Purdue 1026 1678 61.1 11792 7.0 6.9 90 45 132.5

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
*1997 Purdue Big Ten QB 8 10 9 0.9 2 10 9 0.9 2
*1998 Purdue Big Ten QB 13 69 193 2.8 3 2 -5 -2.5 0 71 188 2.6 3
*1999 Purdue Big Ten QB 12 79 177 2.2 4 2 13 6.5 1 81 190 2.3 5
*2000 Purdue Big Ten QB 12 95 521 5.5 5 2 6 3.0 1 97 527 5.4 6
Career Purdue 253 900 3.6 14 6 14 2.3 2 259 914 3.5 16

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1998 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
2000 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
2000 Maxwell Award
Heisman Voting
1999 308 Points (4th)
2000 619 Points (3rd)
Pass Completions
1998 NCAA 361 (3rd)
1998 Big Ten 361 (1st)
1999 NCAA 337 (2nd)
1999 Big Ten 337 (1st)
2000 NCAA 309 (3rd)
2000 Big Ten 309 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1026 (19th)
Career Big Ten** 1026 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Pass Attempts
1998 NCAA 569 (1st)
1998 Big Ten 569 (1st)
1999 NCAA 554 (2nd)
1999 Big Ten 554 (1st)
2000 NCAA 512 (3rd)
2000 Big Ten 512 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1678 (12th)
Career Big Ten** 1678 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Pass Completion Percentage
1998 NCAA 63.4 (8th)
1998 Big Ten 63.4 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 60.8 (2nd)
2000 Big Ten 60.4 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 61.1 (13th)
** Since 1956
Passing Yards
1998 NCAA 3983 (4th)
1998 Big Ten 3983 (1st)
1999 NCAA 3909 (2nd)
1999 Big Ten 3909 (1st)
2000 NCAA 3668 (3rd)
2000 Big Ten 3668 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 11792 (1st)
** Since 1956
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1998 Big Ten 7.0 (6th)
1999 Big Ten 7.1 (7th)
2000 Big Ten 7.2 (4th)
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1998 Big Ten 6.8 (4th)
1999 Big Ten 7.0 (6th)
2000 Big Ten 7.1 (3rd)
Passing Touchdowns
1998 NCAA 39 (2nd)
1998 Big Ten 39 (1st)
1999 NCAA 25 (10th)
1999 Big Ten 25 (1st)
2000 NCAA 26 (4th)
2000 Big Ten 26 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 90 (1st)
** Since 1956
Passing Interceptions
1998 NCAA 20 (1st)
1998 Big Ten 20 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 12 (2nd)
2000 Big Ten 12 (3rd)
Career Big Ten** 45 (10th)
** Since 1956
Passing Efficiency Rating
1998 Big Ten 137.8 (2nd)
1999 Big Ten 130.7 (4th)
2000 Big Ten 132.6 (3rd)
Career Big Ten** 132.5 (25th)
** Since 1956
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
2000 Big Ten 5.5 (6th)
Total Plays
1998 NCAA 638 (1st)
1998 Big Ten 638 (1st)
1999 NCAA 633 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 633 (1st)
2000 NCAA 607 (3rd)
2000 Big Ten 607 (1st)
Career NCAA* 1931 (19th)
Career Big Ten** 1931 (3rd)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Total Yards
1998 NCAA 4176 (2nd)
1998 Big Ten 4176 (1st)
1999 NCAA 4086 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 4086 (1st)
2000 NCAA 4189 (1st)
2000 Big Ten 4189 (1st)
Career NCAA* 12692 (21st)
Career Big Ten** 12692 (1st)
* Since 1956
** Since 1956
Total Yards Per Play
1998 Big Ten 6.5 (2nd)
1999 NCAA 6.5 (9th)
1999 Big Ten 6.5 (1st)
2000 NCAA 6.9 (3rd)
2000 Big Ten 6.9 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 6.6 (8th)
** Since 1956
Total Touchdowns
1998 NCAA 42 (3rd)
1998 Big Ten 42 (1st)
1999 Big Ten 29 (2nd)
2000 NCAA 31 (6th)
2000 Big Ten 31 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 104 (1st)
** Since 1956