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Tom Brady Remembers Draft Day Snub In ESPN Documentary, 'The Brady 6'

ESPN has proclaimed 2011 "The Year of the Quarterback" an introduced corresponding features and content to celebrate the position an gives fans a behind-the-huddle look at what it takes to be a signal caller. In ESPN's words

This yearlong initiative will cover the lives and careers of quarterbacks from high school to the NFL, providing an in-depth examination of one of the most critical, coveted and talked-about positions in all of sports.

In April, ESPN will air four new programs in the month of April as part of this series, led by an hour-long documentary staring Tom Brady called, "The Brady 6," set to air Tuesday, April 12, at 8 p.m. ET. 

It's hard to believe that Tom Brady, a three-time Super Bowl champion, was ever considered an underdog. Yet in the 2000 NFL Draft, six other quarterbacks came off the board before Brady's name was called at number 199 in the sixth round. ESPN's Year of the Quarterback and NFL Films tell the story of how a future MVP came to be so wrongly misjudged during his quest to make it to the NFL-and what ever happened to the six quarterbacks taken ahead of him.

Here's the trailer. But the video that already has people talking is a clip that shows an emotional Brady discussing how devastating waiting for the sixth round that draft was for him. After the jump, it's clear Brady does not easily forget.