One high school, two Super Bowl MVPs: The Brees-Foles connection (1 Viewer)

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By Tim McManus | ESPN Staff Writer

Nick Foles has no memory of watching Drew Brees play ball at Westlake High School. He figures if he ever attended one of his games -- a distinct possibility as a native of Austin, Texas -- he was probably playing tag or tossing a miniature football around somewhere beyond the stands, seeing as he was just a young boy.

Brees definitely remembers seeing Foles play. He returned to Westlake for the 10th anniversary of the team's 1996 state championship -- still the only one in school history -- and watched as Foles led his old squad and chased down his old records.

"It was actually during the season. It was a Friday night," Brees said. "I remember flying back and kind of being part of that homecoming experience, and the starting quarterback for my high school at the time was Nick Foles. Funny how things play out."

On Sunday, Brees and Foles will make history, becoming the only Super Bowl MVPs who attended the same high school to face off in a playoff game when the New Orleans Saints host the Philadelphia Eagles in the divisional round (4:40 p.m. ET). ...

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