Tom Brady fell asleep before his first Super Bowl and woke up with minutes to spare before the team took the field

Tom Brady fell asleep minutes before his very first Super Bowl game in 2001. Brady was killing time before the game began, and he laid down in front of his locker and “dozed off.” He woke up with a few minutes to spare, got dressed, and eventually led the Patriots to a Super Bowl win, his first of five.

Tom Brady has been in eight Super Bowls, trying for his ninth this year, but the big stage has seemingly never gotten to him.

In 2001, Brady filled in for the injured Drew Bledsoe and started for the first time

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