Tom Brady | New England Patriots

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr., is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After playing college football for the University of Michigan, Tom Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft. In Brady’s 14 seasons as a starter, the Patriots have earned six trips to the Super Bowl, winning four. Brady has won three Super Bowl MVP and two league MVP awards, has been selected to eleven Pro Bowls, and has led his team to more division titles than any other quarterback in NFL history. Brady is fifth all-time in career passing yards and third in career touchdown passes. His career postseason record is 22–9; he has won more playoff games than any other quarterback, and appeared in more playoff games than any player at any position. He led the Patriots when they set the NFL record for the longest consecutive win streak, including the playoffs, with 21 straight wins in the 2003 and 2004 seasons. He also set the record for most consecutive playoff wins with 10, and in 2007 led the Patriots to the first undefeated regular season since the season was expanded to 16 games. He has thrown for more passing yards and touchdowns than any quarterback in NFL postseason history, and has the sixth highest career passer rating of all time among quarterbacks with at least 1,500 career passing attempts.

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Born: August 3, 1977, San Mateo, CA

Height: 6′ 4″

Weight: 225 lbs

Spouse: Gisele Bündchen

School: University of Michigan

Children: John Edward Thomas Moynahan, Vivian Lake Brady, Benjamin Brady

Current team: New England Patriots

Position: QB

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Stephen Gostkowski | New England Patriots

Stephen Carroll Gostkowski is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Patriots in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. One of just two kickers drafted, Gostkowski was the only rookie kicker to make an NFL roster that year…Attended Madison (Miss.) Central High School, where he lettered for four years in football and soccer and three years in baseball…Earned all-state honors in all three sports…Completed his prep baseball career with a 16-2 record and a 1.00 ERA, leading Madison Central to the 2002 Mississippi state championship…Also holds the school record for the longest field goal at 55 yards…Also played baseball at Memphis…Supporter of Tufts University’s Read by the River…Served as an honorary coach in the 2007 BELL Bowl, a fundraiser at Gillette Stadium to benefit the BELL Foundation…In 2008, participated in the United Way of Rhode Island’s Hometown Huddle at the East Providence Boys & Girls Club, teaching club members how to incorporate nutrition and fitness into their daily routines…Participated in the 2008 Salvation Army Holiday Party at Gillette Stadium with nearly 250 children from the Boston and Providence Salvation Army centers…Majored in exercise and sport science at Memphis.

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Born: January 28, 1984, Baton Rouge, LA

Height: 6′ 1″

Weight: 215 lbs

Nationality: American

Spouse: Hallie Gostkowski

Education: University of Memphis

Current team: New England Patriots

Position: K

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Ryan Allen | New England Patriots

Ryan Allen is an American football punter for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He played college football for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Allen won the 2011 and 2012 Ray Guy Awards and was a consensus All-American in 2012. Majored in business at Louisiana Tech. Only played two years of football in high school, earning both letters as a punter and kicker at West Salem High School.
Began his career at Oregon State in 2008 and 2009 where he redshirted in 2008 and did not see any action in 2009…Transferred to Louisiana Tech and began playing in 2010…Named the Ray Guy Award winner in 2011 and 2012 to become the first player to claim the award in back-to-back seasons…Was a unanimous First Team All-American in 2012…Finished his career averaging a school record 48.0 yards per punt with 20 punts inside the 20 and 21 punts over 50 yards…Was named All-America by several publications in 2011, including receiving second team honors by the Walter Camp Football Foundation…Also received first team All-WAC and All-Louisiana honors.

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Born: February 28, 1990, Salem, OR

Height: 6′ 2″

Weight: 215 lbs

Education: West Salem High School, Louisiana Tech University

Current team: New England Patriots

Position: P/H

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Matthew Slater | New England Patriots

Matthew Wilson “Matt” Slater is an American football wide receiver, gunner, and special teams player for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Patriots in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at UCLA…Matthew Wilson Slater was born the son of Jackie and Annie Slater on September 9, 1985…Lettered in football for two seasons at Servite High School in Anaheim, Calif…As a senior, he made 39 receptions for 707 yards and five touchdowns…A standout performer in track, finishing second (tied) at the CIF State meet in the 100m (10.67) and fourth in the 200m (21.39).
Played at UCLA for four seasons from 2004-07 after redshirting in 2003…In 2007, was named to the first-team All-Pacific-10 conference team as the kick returner and named to’s All-America Team as a kick returner…Slater’s three touchdowns in 2007 set new UCLA and Pac-10 records for kickoff return touchdowns in a season and a career…He tied for the national lead with three touchdowns on kickoff returns in 2007.
His average of 29.0 is the highest in UCLA history among players with at least 20 kickoff returns in a season…He appeared in all 13 games in 2006 and excelled on kick coverage…As a reserve wide receiver in 2005, he saw action in two games.

Matthew Slater
Born: September 9, 1985 (age 30), Baldwin Park, CA

Height: 6′ 0″

Current team: New England Patriots (#18 / Wide receiver)

Spouse: Shahrzad Ehdaivand Slater (m. 2015)

Parents: Jackie Slater, Annie Slater

Siblings: David Slater

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