"Drew Bledsoe" is a former American football quarterback who played fourteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL), best known as the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots from 1993 New England Patriots season/1993–2001 New England Patriots season/2001. During the 1990s, he was considered the face of the Patriots franchise. Bledsoe, a Pro-Bowler, All-American for the Washington State Cougars football/Washington State Cougars and No. 1 overall draft pick in the 1993 NFL Draft, announced his retirement from the sport on April 11, 2007.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous athletes! More Drew Bledsoe on Wikipedia.