Saturday was dubbed by many as the greatest single day in sports history, in large part because of the always-popular Kentucky Derby and the highly anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather fight. [ MORE: Get all of our Big Ten pros coverage ] Events like these have a history of bringing out the biggest and brightest stars, and Saturday was no exception. The proof is Tom Brady. The former Michigan quarterback and four-time Super Bowl champion attended both events, along with several New England teammates, starting the day in Kentucky and finishing it in Las Vegas. Not a bad Saturday, huh? Making the day
Tom Brady cannot stop. That’s the title of a profile in The New York Times Magazine issue that went out to print subscribers today. It’s a great description of the New England Patriots quarterback and University of Michigan alum who will lead his team tonight in the Super Bowl for the sixth time in his 15-season career. As the headline would indicate, the article — which is worth reading in its entirety — explores some of the ways in which Brady can’t stop: his commitment to physical upkeep, his study of the game and his obsession with winning. What it
With college football's bowl season just around the corner, BTN.com web editor Sean Merriman got in touch with media members from every Big Ten school and asked them for their picks of the top Big Ten bowl performers of all time.
Tom Brady had a dream to play in the NFL, but just in case that didn’t work out, the former Michigan star quarterback had his resume ready. Brady posted the following photo to his Facebook page earlier this morning. The photo shows his resume, which includes summer jobs at Merrill Lynch and the University of Michigan Golf Course. Just saw this from Tom Brady on FB: "Just found my old resume. Really thought I was gonna need this after the 5th rd" pic.twitter.com/uq6h8Ca4Ez — Doug Samuels (@CoachSamz) September 18, 2014 Of course, Brady went on to be the No. 199
A superstar with three Super Bowl rings, two Super Bowl MVPs and nine Pro Bowls could easily keep his offseason to himself, but Tom Brady chooses to devote some of his time to Best Buddies. For more than a decade, Brady, a University of Michigan grad, has teamed up with the global non-profit organization that benefits people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Best Buddies creates opportunities for one-on-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for its participants. The organization provides programs in middle schools, high schools, colleges, and more, in addition to running four events called Best Buddies Challenges.
No one will deny the fact that former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady lives a pretty awesome life. He has three Super Bowl rings, nine Pro Bowl appearances, two NFL MVP awards, an unfathomable amount of money, and yes, a supermodel wife. So what can’t Tom Brady have? A high five. Check out this fake public service announcement, which began airing this week online and on local Denver television. The PSA highlights all of Brady’s career accomplishments, and then shows his inability to receive a high five from any of his Patriots teammates this season. My personal favorite part of the