Tom Brady is the greatest athlete in the history of professional sports, and it really isn’t very close. The world legend is thrown around a lot. Tom Brady is a true legend.
Just how impressive was Tom Brady’s career?
While playing the most important position in football, Quarterback, during the regular season he’s:
- #1 all time in Touchdown passes
- #1 all time in Passing Yards
- #1 all time in Pass Attempts
- #1 all time in Passes Completed
- #29 in Interceptions
In the post season he’s:
- #1 all time in Touchdown passes with 86. #2 has 45
- #1 all time in Passes Completed with 1,159. #2 has 649
- #1 all time in Passing Yards with 13,100. #2 has 7,300
Tom Brady participated in nearly 20% of all the Super Bowl’s in NFL history.
Tom Brady won over 10% of all the Super Bowl’s in NFL history.
Tom Brady threw 11% of all the Touchdowns ever thrown in a Super Bowl in NFL History.
Tom Brady won Super Bowls with 2 different teams.
Tom Brady played in the AFC, or NFC Championship games 15 times in a 22 year career.
Tom Brady won the Super Bowl MVP 5 times.
Tom Brady played in the Super Bowl in more years than he hasn’t in a 22 year career.
Tom Brady won the Super Bowl 7 times.
Tom Brady had the best 1st half for a Quarterback in Super Bowl history at – 43 years old.
In his last regular season Tom Brady threw for 5,300 yards, 43 touchdowns and only 12 INT’s with a 67% completion rate – at the age of 44.
Nobody in American Sports History was as dominant for as long while playing the most important position in their respective professional sport than Tom Brady was playing Quarterback for the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL from 2000-2021. I consider Barry Bonds to be the greatest baseball player, Michael Jordan the greatest basketball player, and Wayne Gretzky the greatest hockey player ever. Tom Brady’s statistics and accomplishments blow all of theirs out of the water.
Tom, You were the greatest to ever do it. It was a true pleasure watching you. I doubt I’ll ever see an athlete like you again. Your career was the definition of legendary. You are the GOAT of GOAT’s.