Salem State U Foundation Paid Tom Brady $170K

June 17, 2015

Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback whose reputation has been damaged by a football deflation scandal, made a rare public appearance following a report that was critical of him and his team, speaking at Salem State University. The Boston Globe reported that the university's foundation paid him $170,000 for the appearance. The university said that no public funds were used, and that the speaker series in which Brady participated raises money for scholarships.

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