Tom Brady Reveals Who The Best Athlete In His Family Is


Tom Brady may be the most dominant quarterback in NFL history, but he claims another relative is the "most dominant athlete in the Brady family."

That distinction goes to niece Maya Brady, a redshirt sophomore on the UCLA softball team, according to the seven-time Super Bowl champion.

The quarterback quote-tweeted the UCLA Softball team's highlight of his niece's first home run of the 2021 season, with the caption, "Maya Brady, the most dominant athlete in the Brady family...by far!"

Maya was named Softball America Freshman Player of the Year after leading the Bruins with seven home runs and tying for a team leading 28 RBI, as well as hitting for a .356 batting average and .699 slugging percentage in 2020.

While her uncle's football success is well known, Maya is following in the footsteps of her mother, Maureen Brady, who was an All-American softball pitcher at Fresno State.

Maya also has another uncle with championship ties to the New England area in former Boston Red Sox first/third baseman Kevin Youkillis, who is married to Tom's other sister, Julie Brady.

Last month, Tom Brady recorded 201 yards and three touchdowns on 21 of 29 passing in Super Bowl LV, winning a record fifth Super Bowl MVP Award, which surpassed his own previous record set in Super Bowl LI (2017.)

The victory was Brady's first as a member of the Buccaneers after joining the franchise in March following 20 seasons with the New England Patriots.

Brady now owns a 7-3 record all-time in the NFL's biggest game and surpassed his own previous record for most Super Bowl wins by a quarterback (6) set in February 2019. The 43-year-old also broke his own record as the oldest quarterback to both start and win a Super Bowl also set in 2019.

Sunday's win was Tampa Bay's second Super Bowl victory in franchise history. The Buccaneers are also the only team in NFL history to both host and win a Super Bowl in their home stadium.

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