Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers is an American quarterback in the National Football League currently signed with the New York Jets. He is widely considered one of the most accomplished quarterbacks currently playing in the league and professional football. He is also outspoken about COVID-19 and vaccines.

Rodgers College Football Career

Before entering the NFL, Rodgers had a successful college football career with the California Golden Bears at the University of California, Berkeley. After leaving the college football scene, like many great athletes before him, Rodgers was immediately picked up by NFL recruiters. During the 2005 NFL Draft, Rodgers was picked to play for the Packers in the first round.

Aaron Rodgers as an NFL Player

His successful career has earned him a multi-million dollar fortune and endorsements from some of the top companies in sports, including Adidas. The quarterback was named one of the top-paid athletes in the league and world after signing a three-year contract with the Packers for $150 million in March 2022. Moreover, he owns a minority stake with Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA.

Signing with the New York Jets

Rodgers was signed over to the New York Jets in 2023. Although he was under contract with the Packers through 2024 for $108.8 million, the trade was made in April 2023. This was a long-awaited move that took months to execute following the player’s four-day darkness retreat where he believed he would choose to retire.

Notable Victories in Rodgers’ Career

Rodgers did not start playing for the Packers as a quarterback until 2008, leading the team to his first Super Bowl victory in 2010 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is also a four-time MVP winner and ten-time Pro Bowler. He is one of five players in NFL history to win the MVP award in consecutive seasons. Rodger is also ranked fifth in all-time passing touchdowns at 449 since the end of the 2021 season.

In addition, Rodgers holds a season career passer rating of over 100, along with the lowest passing interception percentage in the history of the league. He also holds the record for most consecutive passes without an interception. Rodgers is ranked with other star athletes, such as Tom Brady, as one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the sport. The California native won the Associated Press Athlete of the Year award in 2011 at the age of 27.