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Tom Brady became mentally tough at Michigan. He felt slighted from the day he arrived to the final game of his college career. He was even benched during an overtime victory against Alabama while throwing for 369 yards and four touchdowns. Brady did enjoy Michigan but the five years seemed like twenty in football years. Brady then suffered as he waited to hear his name called at the 2001 NFL draft. Finally, in the middle of the sixth round, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots chose Tom Brady—the future winningest quarterback in NFL history and the first to win six Super Bowl titles—as the 199th overall pick.
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