Brady is fifth all-time in career passing yards, and third in career touchdown passes. He has won more playoff games than any other quarterback, and appeared in more playoff games than any player at any position.
He played against Bellarmine College Preparatory rival Pat Burrell in both football and baseball.
Brady's football career started as the backup quarterback on the Padres JV team.
At first, Brady was not good enough to start on the 0-8 JV team that had not scored a touchdown all year.
This led to strong interests from many football programs around the nation.
(born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
After playing college football for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft.
In Brady's 14 seasons as a starter, the Patriots have earned six trips to the Super Bowl (the most for any quarterback, ever), winning four games.
Brady has won three Super Bowl MVP (Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, and XLIX) and two league MVP awards (20), has been selected to 11 Pro Bowls, and has led his team to more division titles (13) than any other quarterback in NFL history.
In Brady's time of recruiting, the process was much different and athletes' rankings were not as prominent.
In terms of recruiting in the 2000s, Brady would have been considered a 4-star quarterback. Although he could have had a bright future in baseball, Brady was determined to play football at the next level.
He was always more passionate about football, and when he found that there was significant interest in him, football was the road he would take.