The G.O.A.T. hangs it up after 22 fantastic seasons

Tom Brady retires

The G.O.A.T. hangs it up after 22 fantastic seasons

Jonathan Albers, Editor

Tom Brady is the greatest football player to ever do it. With all of the accolades he has accumulated, there may never be another player who rivals him. Love him or hate him, football fans witnessed the greatest career in sports history, and they should be sad that it’s over. It may never happen again.

Brady started his 22 year career in New England. He was drafted out of Michigan, with the 199th pick of the 2000 NFL draft. His draft scouting report reads,”Poor build, skinny, lacks great physical stature and strength, and gets knocked down easily.” Since then, Brady showed everyone why they should’ve drafted him. On September 23, 2001, Tom Brady would replace an injured Drew Bledsoe. He was never projected to even be a starter, and his historic career started by accident. Since then, he became the most decorated player in NFL history.

Brady holds just about every single all-time stat for a QB. Brady also has more Super Bowls than any other NFL franchise. His seven Super Bowl championships are first by a long shot, with the closest being Terry Bradshaw, with four. Brady was even in a bid for another championship in this year’s playoffs, but fell short to the LA Rams, who are representing the NFC this season.

Brady has recently left the door open for returning, but let’s appreciate his historic career for what it was. Brady was the face of football for 20 years. Mr. Cool has defined his legacy on dominance, consistency, and always being in the game. Even when you are down 28 to 3.