Sports bar & restaurant co-owned by Drew Brees opens in Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Walk-On’s Bistreaux, a sports bar and restaurant chain co-owned by NFL star Drew Brees, opened its a brand-new location in Knoxville on Tuesday.

Walk-on’s celebrated its Knoxville grand-opening on Tuesday by giving away 20 mini footballs autographed by co-owner Drew Brees and limited edition t-shirts. The new restaurant is also accepting entries to win free food for a year and will announce the winner through Oct. 19.

It is the first Walk-On’s location in the state of Tennessee and the 44th location nationwide.

The chain was founded by Brandon Landry, a former basketball walk-on at Louisiana State University. According to the chain’s website, Warner and fellow walk-on Jack Landry first sketched out their idea for the restaurant on the back of a napkin while the team flew back from a road game against the University of Tennessee.

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