Ray Akins, a longtime Texas high school football coach, World War II veteran and grandfather of Saints quarterback Drew Brees, died Tuesday. In October 2016, he attended a screening of "Hacksaw Ridge" at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans.
Ray Akins, a longtime Texas high school football coach, World War II veteran and grandfather of Saints quarterback Drew Brees, died Tuesday. In October 2016, he attended a screening of "Hacksaw Ridge" at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans. Sophia Germer The Advocate file
Ray Akins, a longtime Texas high school football coach, World War II veteran and grandfather of Saints quarterback Drew Brees, died Tuesday. In October 2016, he attended a screening of "Hacksaw Ridge" at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans. Sophia Germer The Advocate file

Drew Brees’ grandfather has died. He was a Texas high school football legend and WWII vet.

December 27, 2017 02:12 PM