MINNEAPOLIS — Drew Brees and Nick Foles both first came to stardom in the suburbs of Austin, Texas, where the two quarterbacks starred at Westlake High a decade apart.

Foles, in fact, ended up breaking up most of the records Brees set for the Chaparrals as he led Austin Westlake to a state championship game appearance. 

And remarkably, Brees and Foles are now the only two Texas high school quarterbacks to ever start in the Super Bowl after Foles made his start on Sunday night.

The connection is strong enough that the Saints legend made sure to take care of his fellow Chaparral before the start of Super Bowl LII.

The Saints legend, who obviously knows his way around a Super Bowl, texted Foles a little pregame advice, according to NBC sideline reporter Michele Tafoya. 

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