New England sports fans are immersed in hockey and basketball playoffs...and baseball season, yet still, our beloved Patriots are generating headlines!
Today marks the 19th anniversary of the greatest NFL draft signing of all time. On this day, April 16 in 2000, in the sixth round, the New England Patriots used the 199th pick on Michigan quarterback Tom Brady. And so began the dynasty and the birth of the GOAT!
Six Super Bowl Championships later, here we are celebrating the signing of Tom Brady.
From the sixth round to six Super Bowl wins. #OTD in 2000, the #Patriots select @TomBrady with the 199th pick. https://t.co/bhLOIcI1v5
But wait, there's more..
On this day in 1952 the leader of the dynasty, the greatest coach of all time was born! Happy 67th birthday to New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick! William Stephen Belichick was born in Nashville, and is the son of a coach. His dad, Steve was an assistant collegiate football coach, mostly at the United States Naval Academy.
Belichick holds the title of the coach with the most Super Bowl titles in NFL history.
Shouldn't April 16th be a holiday in New England?
Happy Birthday, Coach!