Aaron Charles Rodgers (born December 2, 1983) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Rodgers played college football for the California Golden Bears, where he set a few vocation passing records, including least single-season and career interception rates. He was chosen in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers.
In the wake of sponsorship up Brett Favre for the initial three long stretches of his NFL profession, Rodgers turned into the Packers’ beginning quarterback in 2008. In 2010 he drove them to a triumph in Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers, procuring the Super Bowl MVP. He was named Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011, and was voted alliance MVP by the Associated Press for the 2011 and 2014 NFL seasons.
Rodgers has driven the NFL three times in touchdown-to-capture proportion (2011, 2012, 2014); twice in passer rating (2011, 2012), touchdown passing rate (2011, 2012), and least passing interference rate (2009, 2014); and once in touchdown passes (2016) and yards per endeavor (2011).
Rodgers is the NFL’s unequaled general season vocation pioneer in passer rating at 103.8, and fourth untouched among passers with no less than 1,500 and 150 postseason pass endeavors with a rating of 99.4. He is the main quarterback to have a profession passer rating of more than 100.0 in the consistent season,has the best touchdown-to-capture proportion in NFL history at 4.13, and holds the association’s most minimal profession customary season interference rate at 1.6 percent and the single-season passer rating record of 122.5.
Aaron Charles Rodgers was conceived in Chico, California, the child of Darla Leigh (née Pittman) and Edward Wesley Rodgers. Aaron’s dad is a Texas-conceived chiropractor who played football as a hostile lineman for the Chico State Wildcats from 1973 to 1976. His parentage incorporates English, Irish and German. The family moved to Ukiah, California, where Aaron went to Oak Manor Elementary School. Edward Rodgers hurled a football with his children Luke, Aaron and Jordan, and let them know not to drink and not to party in school or they would restrain themselves in sports as he did. Aaron accepted this guidance to heart. At the age of ten, he was included on the first page of the Ukiah Daily Journal for his best execution at a nearby basketball free throw competition.
Afterward, the family moved to Beaverton, Oregon, where Rodgers went to Vose Elementary School and Whitford Middle School, and played baseball in the Raleigh HillsLittle League at shortstop, focus field and pitcher.
The Rodgers family came back to Chico in 1997, and Aaron attended Pleasant Valley High School, beginning for a long time at quarterback and accumulating 4,421 passing yards. He set single-diversion records of six touchdowns and 440 generally useful yards. Rodgers set a solitary season school record with 2,466 aggregate yards in 2001. He moved on from Pleasant Valley High School in spring 2002.
In spite of his record-setting secondary school insights, Rodgers pulled in little intrigue from Division I programs. In a 2011 meeting with E:60, he credited the relative absence of consideration in the enrolling procedure to his unimposing physical stature as a secondary school player at 5’10” (1.78 m) and 165 lb (75 kg). Rodgers had needed to attend Florida State and play under head coach Bobby Bowden, however was rejected. He accumulated just an offer to vie for a grant as a walk-on from Illinois.He declined the welcome, and considered stopping football to think about for graduate school.
He was then enlisted to play football at Butte Community College in Oroville, a lesser school around 15 miles (25 km) southeast of Chico.