Longtime NFL scout Jesse Kaye passed away at 79

Kaye is remembered for evaluating Tom Brady in the 2000 NFL draft

1. He advocated for the Jets to draft Brady, but they did not

Brady was ultimately drafted by the Patriots and achieved great success

Kaye died at a Green Bay health care facility

He played college football at Wisconsin

Kaye worked for the Packers for five years

He also scouted for the Pittsburgh Steelers