101 Facts About Tom Brady

1. Tom Brady supposedly found a spark with a Patriots cheerleader back in the day.

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2. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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3. Tom Brady has won six Super Bowls, the most of any football player ever.

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4. Tom Brady has used the big game as a way to bring his extended family together, and the 2019 Super Bowl is no different.

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5. Tom Brady took the exact same hit from Greg Hardey a few years ago in Dallas, but he got up from it.

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6. Tom Brady has less one and dones in his career than Montana had in a row.

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7. Tom Brady has had to overcome a lot more adversity in his super bowl games.

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8. Tom Brady is the goat Howie Long Tom Brady is the goat.

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9. Tom Brady won a national championship at Michigan without Belichick, and brought the Wolverines back from a 14 point deficit against the Alabama Crimson Tide to win the game in OT in the 2000 Orange Bowl.

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10. Tom Brady set and broke his own records for passing in both games.

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11. Tom Brady is, without question, one of the greatest to play the game.

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12. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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13. Tom Brady was not among the players initially selected to the Pro Bowl, although he was offered an injury-replacement selection when San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was forced to withdraw.

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14. Tom Brady created highlight tapes and sent them to schools he considered attending.

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15. Tom Brady began his football career as the backup quarterback on the Padres junior varsity team.

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16. Tom Brady has three older sisters, Nancy, Julie, and Maureen.

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17. Tom Brady has led the Patriots to an NFL-record eight consecutive AFC championship games since 2011, and has never had a losing season in his entire career.

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18. Tom Brady becomes the only player to win six Super Bowls, breaking a tie with Charles Haley.

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19. Tom Brady has decisively reaffirmed his plans to play until 45.

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20. Tom Brady has consistently succeeded in a sport that leaves one man dependent upon 10 others, 21 if we include New England's defenders.

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21. Tom Brady now holds the record for most career wins, with 237.

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22. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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23. Tom Brady is the only player to have won six Super Bowls.

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24. Tom Brady was good in 2002, but certainly not in GOAT category.

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25. Tom Brady got rid of it pretty quick when he first came on the radar in the NFL.

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26. Tom Brady throws a pass against the Rams in 2002.

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27. Tom Brady was a famously underrated NFL Draft pick back in 2000 when the New England Patriots selected him 199th overall in the sixth round.

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28. Tom Brady will be going for a sixth ring with the Pats on Sunday.

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29. New England quarterback Tom Brady is shooting for a sixth Super Bowl championship.

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30. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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31. In 2016, Tom Brady told E Online that he is a hands-on father.

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32. Tom Brady posted a family photo on Instagram after the big game in 2017.

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33. Tom Brady wanted to know what he would get in return, so Jack Brady then kissed his dad.

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34. Tom Brady kissed his son John shortly before the Super Bowl 2018 and the moment went viral with some on social media dubbing the kiss weird or inappropriate.

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35. Tom Brady was a San Francisco 49ers fan growing up, as the team played just a few miles from his hometown of San Mateo.

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36. On June 2, 1995, Tom Brady was selected by the Montreal Expos in the 18th round of the MLB Draft, thanks to his talents as a catcher on his high school baseball team.

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37. Tom Brady leads New England into a Super Bowl for the ninth time on Sunday.

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38. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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39. Tom Brady has another shot at history on Sunday for the Patriots.

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40. Tom Brady certainly appreciates Kraft's steadfast backing on the quarterback's personal goal to play to 45.

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41. Tom Brady has had to contend with just about every variety of disguised blitz from the Ryan brothers.

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42. Tom Brady has given the Patriots bargain deals relative to his fellow QBs throughout his career.

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43. Tom Brady was 36 when Garoppolo was drafted, and the future Hall of Famer had to be less than thrilled when the Patriots used such a high pick.

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44. Tom Brady told ESPN last week there is "zero" chance he will retire after Super Bowl 53 against the Rams, his record ninth appearance in the big game.

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45. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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46. Tom Brady is the oldest player to have won the Super Bowl MVP at age 39, and the oldest to have won the regular season MVP at 40.

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47. Tom Brady passed for 50 touchdowns that year, breaking Peyton Manning's single-season record; Manning reclaimed the record in 2013.

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48. Tom Brady worked all the harder and completed the year by throwing the twenty-five-yard pass that brought victory to U of M over the University of Alabama in the 2000 Orange Bowl.

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49. Tom Brady led the Wolverines to victory at the Citrus Bowl in 1999 and was named team co-captain the same year.

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50. Tom Brady was a lightly regarded prospect coming out of college, and was selected by the New England Patriots with the 199th overall pick in the sixth round of 2000 NFL draft.

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51. Tom Brady declined to provide the Rams quarterback with any pointers.

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52. Tom Brady is 29 of 47 for 311 yards in the Patriots' last drive in those eight Super Bowls.

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53. Tom Brady led game-winning field goal drives against the Rams in Super Bowl 36 and Panthers in Super Bowl 38.

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54. Tom Brady has a 98.0 passer rating and 65.8 completion percentage in eight Super Bowl appearances.

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55. Tom Brady holds the Super Bowl record for consecutive completions in a Super Bowl with 16, which he set in Super Bowl 46 against the Giants.

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56. Tom Brady set the record for most passing yards in a Super Bowl with 505 in the Super Bowl 52 loss to the Eagles.

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57. Tom Brady has the career record for Super Bowl passing yards.

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58. Tom Brady is the only four-time Super Bowl MVP, with the latest being the comeback against the Falcons in Super Bowl 51.

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59. Tom Brady is the first player to play in nine Super Bowls.

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60. Tom Brady can become the first player to be on six Super Bowl-winning teams.

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61. Tom Brady can become the first QB to win six Super Bowls.

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62. Tom Brady has led New England to 11 playoff victories in the last five seasons.

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63. Tom Brady is 17 years and 72 days older than Rams QB Jared Goff, who is making his first Super Bowl appearance.

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64. Tom Brady is the second youngest QB to win a Super Bowl.

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65. Tom Brady has thrown as many touchdowns in the playoffs to Randy Moss as he has Nate Solder, James Develin, Alge Crumpler and Bethel Johnson.

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66. Tom Brady has thrown a touchdown pass to 28 different players in the playoffs.

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67. Tom Brady threw his latest playoff touchdown pass to Phillip Dorsett in the AFC championship game.

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68. Tom Brady threw his first playoff touchdown pass in Super Bowl 36 against St Louis with an eight-yard pass to David Patten.

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69. Tom Brady averages 279.9 passing yards per game in the postseason.

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70. Tom Brady has thrown one interception or fewer in 29 of 39 playoff games.

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71. Tom Brady is the only NFL QB with more than 10,000 passing yards in the postseason.

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72. Tom Brady will make his 40th postseason start when the Patriots take on the Rams in Super Bowl 53.

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73. Tom Brady led the Patriots on a 75-yard drive that resulted in a game-winning 2-yard rushing touchdown by Rex Burkhead.

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74. Tom Brady completed 28 passes on 48 attempts for 3 touchdowns, no interceptions, and a Super Bowl record 505 yards—which set a new record for the most passing yards by a quarterback in any postseason game in NFL history.

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75. Tom Brady was named a first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press for the third time in his career.

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76. Tom Brady was named to his 11th Pro Bowl, and was ranked as the second best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016 behind only league MVP Cam Newton.

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77. Tom Brady threw for 288 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Rob Gronkowski.

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78. Tom Brady was in pursuit of Drew Brees's record of at least one touchdown in 54 consecutive regular season games and saw the streak end at 52 games in a Week 5 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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79. Tom Brady was named to the Pro Bowl for the eighth time in his career.

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80. Tom Brady had a 111.0 passer rating; this gave him—at the time—two of the top five season ratings in NFL history and made him the first player to finish with a rating above 110 in two different seasons.

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81. Tom Brady was selected as a reserve to the 2010 Pro Bowl and named the 2009 NFL Comeback Player of the Year.

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82. Tom Brady earned his second AFC Offensive Player of the Week nod for his efforts against the Titans.

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83. Tom Brady was named as a First Team All-Pro and to his fourth career Pro Bowl as a result of his historic season.

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84. Tom Brady led the Patriots to becoming the first team to ever go undefeated in the regular season since the 16 game schedule was enforced and directed an offense that scored a then NFL record 589 points and 75 total touchdowns.

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85. Tom Brady had the first perfect passer rating of his career.

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86. Tom Brady was named as the AFC Offensive Player of the Week five separate times that year.

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87. Tom Brady was not among the players initially selected to the Pro Bowl, although he was offered an injury-replacement selection when San Diego Chargers Philip Rivers was forced to withdraw.

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88. Tom Brady was named to his third Pro Bowl at the end of the season.

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89. Tom Brady earned his fourth Super Bowl MVP award after setting title-game records for appearances, pass attempts, completions, passing yards and fourth-quarter comebacks.

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90. Tom Brady would lift his fourth Super Bowl trophy and was named Super Bowl MVP for the third time.

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91. Tom Brady threw the game-winning score on a bootleg to tight end Shawn Thompson.

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92. Tom Brady led Michigan to an overtime win in the Orange Bowl over Alabama, throwing for 369 yards, four touchdowns, leading the team back from a pair of 14-point deficits in regulation.

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93. Tom Brady worked closely with assistant athletic director Greg Harden, who met with Brady every week to build his confidence and to maximize his performance on the field.

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94. Tom Brady was a backup quarterback for his first two years, while teammate and future NFL quarterback Brian Griese led the 1997 Wolverines to an undefeated season, which was capped by a victory in the Rose Bowl and a share of the national championship.

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95. Tom Brady played college football at the University of Michigan from 1995 to 1999.

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96. Tom Brady created highlight tapes and sent them out to schools he would consider attending.

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97. Tom Brady has three older sisters, named Nancy, Julie, and Maureen.

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98. Tom Brady has led the Patriots to an NFL-record eight consecutive AFC championship games since 2011, and has never had a losing season as a starting quarterback in the NFL.

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99. Tom Brady is first all-time in career passing yards and touchdown passes.

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100. Tom Brady holds the record of being the oldest player to win the Super Bowl MVP at age 39, and the oldest player to win the regular season MVP at age 40.

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101. Tom Brady is one of two players to have won five Super Bowls, and the only player to have won them all with a single franchise.

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