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Drew Brees named Sportsman of the Year

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year award went to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named the 57th Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine.

The award comes as Brees has led the Saints to an 8-3 record so far this season, in defense of the Super Bowl title the team won in February.

Brees, 31, won SI’s highest honor not only for his ability on the football field, but also for his efforts off.