Tom Brady’s Retirement

Tom Brady during the 2017-2018 season. Jeffrey Beall, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Brady during the 2017-2018 season. Jeffrey Beall, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Logan Hugo, Sports Editor

After over 20 years of playing professional football, Tom Brady has decided to retire from the game. He announced the news last year on February 1st of the 2021 to 2022 season but then returned for one final season. After this year’s season, he is planning to retire from professional football for good. Tom Brady is expected to join Fox Sports as a lead commentator for the 2024 season as an NFL commentator.

Tom Brady‚Äôs football career started at the University of Michigan in 1995. After his time in college football, he was drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2000 draft. After his second season of playing for the New England Patriots, he was assigned as the starting quarterback which led to the New England Patriots’ first Super Bowl win in 2002. He also led the Patriots to 17 division titles in the span of under 20 years. Tom Brady has led the New England Patriots to 9 different Super Bowls 6 of which the team won.

After moving from the New England Patriots to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tom Brady won another Super Bowl the same year that he was moved teams. After his previous Super Bowl win with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he did not win another Super Bowl or even make it to the Super Bowl for the rest of his career.

Tom Brady holds many records and awards, including the most games won by a player, most NFL championships, and most Super Bowl appearances. His retirement signals a new era in the sport as new players continue his legacy.