Heroes come from everywhere. Some of mine are musicians. Some are scientists. One is my mama. Tom Brady, quarterback of is one of my greatest. An inspiration to work hard for what you love - Even and especially because it's not easy, it's unlikely, and giving in or giving up would've was the most obvious choice. Watch This Video Moment : Tom Remembers The Day He Almost Didn't Get Drafted
OVERLOOKED, UNDERESTIMATED, UNDENIABLE
"Poor build. Skinny. Lacks great physical stature and strength. Lacks mobility. Lacks a strong arm. Can't drive the ball down field. Gets knocked down easily." That was the the draft report on Tom Brady. 6 Quarterbacks were drafted before him. He was picked 199th overall in the 6th round of the NFL draft. An afterthought.
He worked, studied, practiced and believed and when the chance to play came - he grabbed his moment and never let go.
Three Superbowls Rings, Countless Records Broken, 2 Superbowl MVPs later...
And every day he wakes up ready to earn his dream. That means so much to me. Late draft. No connections. No one saw it coming. He's a grateful guy who loves his craft. Total hero.
Thank you Tom for giving me the heart to believe all those times I felt unseen and unheard, and undrafted.
Ps. I know the thumbnail picture for the video isn't Tom... it's one part of a larger series about Tommy called "The Brady 6" - A look at Tom's career and the 6 quarterbacks drafted before him.
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