Brees Wins 4 ESPY Awards

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Drew Brees, shown here with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the New Orleans Saints won Super Bowl XLIV in February, hoisted more hardware at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.
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Drew Brees, shown here with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the New Orleans Saints won Super Bowl XLIV in February, hoisted more hardware at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.
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July 15, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Drew Brees was the big winner at the ESPY Awards, collecting four trophies, including male athlete of the year, Wednesday night.

The former Purdue and current New Orleans Saints quarterback also won best championship performance, NFL player and shared the team award with his Super Bowl champion colleagues.

"It's hard to beat the Lakers in LA," Saints coach Sean Payton said, hoisting the silver team trophy.

Brees was chosen male athlete over Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Jimmie Johnson and Albert Pujols.

"I'd also like to thank the Who Dat nation," Brees said. "We love you."