Nicholas Edward "Nick" Foles was born January 20, 1989, in Austin Texas.
Foles would go to Austin Westlake High School -- the same school Drew Brees went to -- and he would break most of Brees' records. Foles threw for 5,658 yards and 56 touchdowns as a two-year starter, while Brees had 5,461 yards with 50 touchdowns.
After originally committing to Arizona State, Foles decided to go to Michigan State. After a year at Michigan State, he transferred to the University of Arizona. He would eventually win the starting job and light up Pac-12 opponents. During the 2011 season, Foles completed 387 of 560 passes for 4,334 yards and 28 touchdowns and ranked first in the conference and fifth in all of college football with an average of 352.58 yards of total offense per game, according to Wikipedia.
Foles would fall to the third round, where the Philadelphia Eagles scooped him up with 88th overall pick. He would eventually replace Michael Vick as the starter. In just 28 career games, Foles has passed for over 6,700 yards with 46 touchdowns and just 17 INTs. He has thrived in head coach Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense. Foles tied an NFL record with 7 TD passes in 2013 against the Oakland Raiders, and compiled the 60th perfect passer rating game in NFL history. In 2013, he had the best TD-to-INT ratio in NFL history with 27 to 2.
Foles has the Eagles back as a contender in the NFC East. Unfortunately for the Eagles, he only played in 8 games this season when the team was rolling to one of the best records in football. Here's to you coming back at 100 percent next season. Happy birthday, Nick Foles.