Quarterback who led the New Orleans Saints to Super Bowl XLIV victory and broke 43 NFL records by his 11th season.
He led his high school football team to a 16-0 state championship in 1996.
In 2010, Sports Illustrated gave him the Sportsman of the Year award for helping New Orleans rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
He married his Purdue sweetheart Brittany Dudchenko in February 2003.
President Barack Obama named him the co-chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition in 2010.