Brady was a relatively successful if not earth-shatteringly dynamic quarterback at the University of Michigan. But his performance at the 2000 NFL Combine was laughably unathletic, and he got low marks from scouts and coaches because he seemed to take forever to throw and run.
The Patriots’ new coach, however, thought differently. Bill Belichick thought Brady might have the mental makeup of a winning quarterback, and pulled some strings to draft him in the sixth round. The rest, in short, is a supermodel and Super Bowls.Back to top