BOSTON (CBS) – With extra time on his hands during his DeflateGate suspension, Tom Brady was back at the University of Michigan throwing touchdowns Saturday.

The former Wolverines quarterback served as Michigan’s honorary captain at the Big House for their game against Colorado.

Brady had not watched a game in person at his alma mater since 1999, but was he able to schedule this visit due to his 4-game suspension.

Before the game, Brady shared a video on Facebook showing him throwing a touchdown pass to his son on the field where he spent his college career.

In the Facebook video, Brady’s son hauls in the pass and throws down a celebratory “dab” dance.

A commenter noted that Brady is “such a good dad,” to which the quarterback replied with a correction – “dab*.”

Michigan was ranked fourth in the nation entering Saturday’s game and has not finished with a top five ranking since Brady’s senior year.

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots laughs with head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines after they played catch before a game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Michigan Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tom Brady laughs with head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines on September 17, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Before the game, Brady played a game of catch with Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh.

The Wolverines played a video tribute to Brady before he was introduced to come out for the coin toss.

Michigan went on to beat Colorado 45-to-28.

Comments
  1. Joe says:

    The essence of football.