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The Real Reason Why Tom Brady Fell to the Sixth Round in 2000 NFL Draft

Colin Cowherd: “Tom Brady was drafted in the sixth round and had a fifth round grade from Mel Kiper… If I said there was this quarterback from Michigan who is [reads Kiper’s scouting report of Brady] ‘great in big games, 6’4” ½, accurate, catchable, cut his interceptions in half, good feet, works through his progressions, not great mobility’, would he drop to the fifth or sixth round?? I don’t think he would. Here is what scouts said about Brady and why I think he dropped; they didn’t look at his body. They didn’t look at his production, his intelligence, or his efficiency; they just stared at his body. People just couldn't get over the fact that he was skinny… He was smart, tall, efficient, getting better, and beat out Drew Henson at Michigan who was a top baseball prospect and a better athlete than Tom.” (Full Video Above)

Listen to Colin Cowherd explain why he thinks Tom Brady infamously fell to the sixth round in the 2020 NFL Draft, as the six-time Super Bowl champion was notoriously selected 199th overall in a draft that six quarterbacks picked ahead of Brady in including, Chad Pennington, Giovanni Carmazzi, Chris Redman, Tee Martin, Marc Bulger, and Spergon Wynn.

Check out the video above as Colin details why he believes scouts so badly whiffed on Brady 20 years ago.