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."