You don't need to watch, love, or care about football to know the name Tom Brady. He's a household figure that is a standout in pop culture--no matter who he's dating, marrying, or hanging out with, it seems he makes the front page of every website and publication.

Sure to go down as one of the greatest to ever play the game of football, Tom Brady tracked down Idaho's own Leighton Vander Esch following Dallas' defeat of Brady & company on Monday night football: 

Tom Brady Seeks Out Boise State Star for Words of Advice

It isn't often that Tom Brady goes hunting down one of Idaho's best-known football stars!

The moment was totally priceless--and no matter how big of a star Vander Esch is these days, it seems that he might have been a little star struck! Who wouldn't be!? 

Twice in the game against Tampa Bay, Vander Esch nearly picked off Tom Brady, which not many can say they have done!  After the game, Brady sought out the former Boise State stud and said "catch one next week!", acknowledging that Vander Esch is the real deal and almost got Brady!

During his time at Boise State, Leighton Vander Esch was not only one of the best linebackers in program history but was a standout on a national stage as well. A walk-on athlete from Riggins, Idaho, Leighton eventually went on to be the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year and signed with the Dallas Cowboys after skipping his senior year at Boise State.

Leighton Vander Esch went 19th overall in the NFL draft, a major look for Boise State, and signed a big $11.84 Million deal.

See the video for yourself, below:

Despite the fact that the Dallas Cowboys have advanced in the NFL playoffs after a win over Tom Brady, the silly and ignorant Cowboys fans cannot stop hating on our beloved Kellen Moore. 

Kellen Moore: Dominance Over The Years

Kellen Moore's 50 career victories as the starting quarterback at Boise State University remain the most by any QB in NCAA football history. Moore, who was touted as one of the most brilliant minds in college football has now taken those brains to the NFL where Dallas fans can't get enough of him.

This NFL Superstar With Idaho Ties May Be Jealous of Kellen Moore

Kellen Moore has a lot of hype around him-- but what's going on with his coaching future? It seems that his name pops up in every head coaching vacancy but he has yet to be hired away from Dallas-- where that fan base can't seem to decide if they want to love him or hate him.
While Kellen gets all of the love--what about this multi-time Pro Bowler with Idaho ties-- just like Moore?

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