Transferring wasn’t quite as easy or popular 25 years ago as it is in today’s world of college athletics, but that doesn’t mean the thought didn’t cross Tom Brady’s mind. The former Michigan quarterback had his doubts about whether staying in Ann Arbor was the best thing for his football career in the mid-1990s.

After a few seasons at Michigan, Brady thought about transferring back to his home state. The school he was considering? Cal.

In an interview with Howard Stern recently, Brady discussed why he nearly decided to transfer from Michigan and head back to his home state. His position on the depth chart with the Wolverines had an awful lot to do with it.