Tom Brady Trivia
Tom Brady Trivia, News and Sports Gossip
- Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to the their second NFL championship in three years with a 32-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII. Was named Super Bowl MVP for the second time.
- Tom Brady was named as one of “People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People” (2002).
- Tom Brady was chosen in 2000 NFL draft. He was slotted as the New England Patriots’ third-string backup QB, but was elevated to second-string when the Patriots reassigned Michael Bishop to NFL Europe.
- Tom Brady defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2005 playoffs, extending his post-season record to 10-0 and setting the record for most playoff wins by any QB in NFL history. (Brady’s streak ended the next week in a devastating loss to the Denver Broncos which also ended any hopes of the first three-peat in NFL history).
- Tom Brady is a die-hard New York Yankees fan, he used to wear a Yankee cap around in the Patriots locker room until someone told him that he shouldn’t.
- Tom Brady broke up with his girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan [December 16, 2006].
- Tom Brady’s ex-girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan, gave birth to a boy on August 22, 2007 in Los Angeles. The baby is named John Edward Thomas (JET) Moynahan.
- Tom Brady was named the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year for 2007.
- Tom Brady was named the 2007 NFL Most Valuable Player; received 49 of 50 votes cast, with one vote going to Brett Favre.
- Tom Brady was in attendance at the Dallas Cowboy vs. San Fransisco 49er NFC Championship game as a child. That game was most memorable for “The Catch”, a pass from Joe Montana to Dwight Clark during the closing seconds which led the 49ers to their first Superbowl.
- Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen became the parents of a boy, Benjamin [December 9, 2009].
- Tom Brady was the winner of the Associated Press 2010 NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, by unanimous vote. This was the first unanimous vote for this award since the AP began using a nationwide panel of media members.
- Tom Brady was awarded the NFL’s first unanimous choice for Most Valuable Player after the 2010 season.
Son of Tom Brady Sr..
- Graduated from Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, California. Other alumni are Barry Bonds and Greg Gutfeld.
- Tom Brady’s Second child, daughter Vivian Lake Brady, was born on December 5, 2012 [December 7, 2012].
- Tom Brady was once drafted by a baseball team as a catcher.
- His unbeaten post-season streak was snapped when the Patriots were defeated by the Denver Broncos in the playoffs. [January 2006]
- Won his seventh and eighth consecutive playoff games. First came a 20-3 Patriots defeat of the Indianapolis Colts, followed by a 41-27 defeat of the Pittsburgh Steelers; as of the Steelers game he was victorious in every playoff game of his career. [January 2005]
- Tom Brady and the Patriots lost to the rival Colts on their home field. Earlier in the season the Pats lost to the Carolina Panthers whom they beat in the Super Bowl in 2003.
- In the course of leading the 2007 Patriots to the first 16-0 regular season finish in NFL history, he set a new NFL record for touchdown passes with 50, breaking the old record of 49 set by Peyton Manning three seasons earlier. He then proceeded to lead the Patriots into Super Bowl XLII against the New York Giants. [January 2008]
- Won his third Super Bowl, throwing two touchdown passes in the New England Patriots’ 24-21 triumph over the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Entering the New England Patriots bye week of the 2007 season, he had set a new club season record for touchdowns at 33 after nine games, shattering the 1961 mark of 31 set by Vito “Babe” Parilli. [November 2007]
- Suffered a season-ending knee injury against Kansas City. Matt Cassel will be the Patriots’ starting QB for the rest of the season.
- Debut of his men’s product, “Black Stetson”.
- Brother-in-law of Kevin Youkilis.
- His father is of Irish descent. His maternal grandfather was of half Swedish and half Norwegian ancestry, and his maternal grandmother was of Polish descent.