including the July 27th, 2009 issue.. 6 times.. he was on the cover 7/27/09, 1/19/09, 1/13/09, 12/15/08, 10/06/08, & 8/11/08
Brady has been on the cover 16 times of Sports Illustrated
The persons who was on the cover OS Sports Illustrated 49 times was Eddie Matthews.
The first African-American on the cover of Sports Illustrated was Calvin Jones - September 27, 1954.
Because someone at Sports Illustrated had a brain fart and fortgot that SI Swimsuit models adorn the cover and not celebrities.
A Model Cover girl of the 2005 Sports Illustrated