New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates with offensive guard Carl Nicks (77) and tackle Zach Strief (64) after throwing a touchdown pass and breaking the league record for single-season passing yardage, held by Dan Marino, in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in New Orleans, Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)
Cory Collins is the author of Bats That Won't Break: Rediscovering and Redefining the Pastime, now available on Amazon.com. He recently graduated from Transylvania and is the recipient of seven awards from the Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association for his work as a sportswriter for The Rambler. You can follow Cory on twitter @CoCoCoryCollins .
Drew Brees, Carl Nicks, Zach Strief