Daughter of former NFL quarterback Brett Favre transfers to LSU beach volleyball

Southern Miss senior Breleigh Favre has transferred to LSU beach volleyball.

Favre is the daughter of Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and Super Bowl champion Brett Favre.

Brett Favre is the fourth winningest player in Southern Miss history with 36 victories. Breleigh Favre transitioned from the court to the sand in 2019.

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"We are excited to add Breleigh to our roster," LSU coach Russell Brock said in a school release. “We’ve always respected her ability and her energy when we’ve played against her for the last four years. We are looking forward to working with her to continue her growth as a player and we’re anticipating that she will really positively impact our beach family with her work ethic and personality.”

Breleigh Favre won 11 matches playing on Court 1 for the Golden Eagles in the 2022 season.

Brett Favre threw for 71,838 yards and 508 touchdowns in 20 seasons for the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings.

Koki Riley covers LSU sports for The Daily Advertiser and the USA TODAY Sports South Region. Email him at and follow him on Twitter at @KokiRiley.

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