Brady has been honored with four Super Bowl MVP awards (Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, and LI), the most ever by a single player, has won two league MVP awards (20), has been selected to 12 Pro Bowls, and has led his team to more division titles (14) than any other quarterback in NFL history.As of the end of the 2016 season, Brady is fourth all-time in career passing yards, fourth in career touchdown passes, and third in career passer rating.In the 1999 season, Brady had to once again hold off Henson for the starting job.The two players platooned during the season's first seven games, with Brady playing the first quarter, Henson the second and Carr then deciding upon a quarterback for the second half.
This led to strong interest from many football programs around the nation.
He was a backup quarterback for his first two years, while teammate and future NFL quarterback Brian Griese led the 1997 Wolverines to an undefeated season, which was capped by a victory in the Rose Bowl and a share of the national championship.
When he enrolled at Michigan, Brady was seventh on the depth chart, and he had an intense struggle to get some playing time.
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 junior varsity team.