Ex-Michigan QB Tom Brady stokes rivalry with Ohio State prior to matchup vs. ex-Buckeyes QB Justin Fields

Oct 3, 2021; Foxboro, MA, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates the win over the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Former Michigan quarterback Tom Brady has established himself as one of the greatest football players of all time after winning seven Super Bowls, five Super Bowl MVP awards, three NFL MVP awards and NFL records in touchdown passes and passing yards. There is one thing that he hasn’t done — start a game against a former Ohio State quarterback.

That will change on Saturday when Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Chicago Bears and rookie Justin Fields. Brady commented on the fact that he hasn’t had a chance to bring the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry to the pros on Wednesday, and didn’t miss the chance for a subtle jab at the end of his answer.

“I’m not gonna say anything too inflammatory about Ohio State. … I’ll have my time when we play Ohio State,” he said. “This is Michigan State week, so those are the guys that I can kinda go after. That’s interesting. Why is there not a lot of Ohio State quarterbacks in the pros? Lot of Michigan guys over here. Not a lot of Ohio State guys.”

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