Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers
Quarterback #12
Green Bay Packers
Quarterback #12
Photo: Icon Sportswire

Personal

Age 38
Birthdate December 2, 1983
Height 6'2"
Weight 225 lb

Draft

College California
Year 2005
Pick Round: 1, Overall: 24
Team GB

Fantasy Value

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Aaron Rodgers: Logs full practice Tuesday

Rodgers (toe) was a full practice participant Tuesday.

Analysis: In his previous media availability last Wednesday, Rodgers relayed that his left pinkie toe wouldn't be a problem for him during the playoffs. With the Packers set to open their postseason run Saturday versus the 49ers, he opened the week of prep sans limitations on the practice field, which is a change from the norm established since he sustained a toe fracture during his stay on the reserve/COVID-19 list on either side of a Week 9 contest at Kansas City. Stretching back to Week 11, Rodgers put together 1,929 yards, 20 touchdowns and no interceptions in six-and-a-half games of action before taking a seat for the second half of the team's Week 18 defeat in Detroit.

Jan. 18, 2022 2:38 PM EST

Player Stats

YEAR TM GM Passing Rushing
CMP ATT % YDS YPC TD INT SACKS ATT YDS YPC TD FUM
2009 GB 16 350 541 64.7 4,434 12.7 30 7 50 58 316 5.4 5 4
2010 GB 16 312 475 65.7 3,922 12.6 28 11 31 64 356 5.6 4 1
2011 GB 16 342 501 68.3 4,637 13.6 45 6 36 60 257 4.3 3 0
2012 GB 16 371 552 67.2 4,295 11.6 39 8 51 54 259 4.8 2 4
2013 GB 16 193 290 66.6 2,536 13.1 17 6 21 30 120 4.0 0 0
2014 GB 16 341 520 65.6 4,381 12.8 38 5 28 43 269 6.3 2 2
2015 GB 16 347 572 60.7 3,821 11.0 31 8 46 58 344 5.9 1 4
2016 GB 16 401 610 65.7 4,428 11.0 40 7 35 67 369 5.5 4 4
2017 GB 12 154 238 64.7 1,675 10.9 16 6 22 24 126 5.2 0 1
2018 GB 16 372 597 62.3 4,442 11.9 25 2 49 43 269 6.3 2 3
2019 GB 16 353 569 62.0 4,002 11.3 26 4 36 46 183 4.0 1 4
2020 GB 16 372 526 70.7 4,299 11.6 48 5 20 38 149 3.9 3 2

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Aaron Rodgers Biography

Childhood and High School

Born on December 2, 1983 in Chico, California, Aaron Charles Rodgers also lived with his family in Ukiah, California and Beaverton, Oregon during his childhood before they returned to Chico. His father had played as an offensive lineman for the Chico State Wildcats in the 1970s. Rodgers played quarterback for Pleasant Valley High School in Chico where he racked up 4,421 passing yards and set multiple records. Rodgers graduated in 2002. He also excelled in baseball and basketball as a child.

College

After attending Butte Community College near Chico for a year, where he led the team to a 10-1 record, Rodgers transferred to the University of California at Berkeley on an athletic scholarship. He played for the team during 2003 and 2004 season and led the Golden Bears to a 7-3 record. He was doing well until being injured that year but still managed to set various records. He led the fourth-ranked team to the 2004 Holiday Bowl, but they lost that game. Rodgers went pro rather than completing his senior year. Rodgers' college career included some incredible highlights.

NFL Draft

At the NFL Combine, Rodgers completed a 34.5-inch vertical leap, and his 40 time was 4.71 seconds. During the 2005 NFL draft, Rodgers was the number 24 pick and was drafted as a backup rookie to Brett Favre with the Green Bay Packers. Rodgers' jersey number is 12. When Favre announced in 2008 that he was retiring as the Packers' quarterback, this paved the way for the position to be open to Rodgers. He has been starting quarterback since that time. In 2013, Rodgers became the football player with the highest salary in the history of the NFL with a 5-year, $110-million contract extension.

2015 NFL Season

Rodgers had led the Packers to a Super Bowl victory in 2011 and continued to excel throughout the years. During the 2015 to 2016 season he threw for 3,821 yards, managed 31 touchdowns, and threw only 8 interceptions. He completed 60.7 of his passes and averaged only 6.7 yards per pass attempt. He finished with a passer rating of 92.7. Although overall this was not considered a great year for Rodgers, he still led the team to the NFC playoffs. They made it to the divisional round before being defeated by the Arizona Cardinals. Rodgers played in the Pro Bowl and was ranked the sixth best player in the entire NFL. The 2015-2016 season was memorable for the quarterback, with certain plays making it especially so.

2016 NFL Season

The 2016 season marked Rodgers' 12th season for #12 with the Green Bay Packers. At that point he had played for the team for his entire career as he capably followed in the footsteps of Hall of Famer Brett Favre. In the most recent season, the Packers made it to playoffs for the 8th consecutive season but lost to the Super Bowl-bound Atlanta Falcons. Rodgers played somewhat inconsistently this season, doing really well in some games and not as well in other games. He ended the season with 401 completions and 610 attempts. Rodgers played in his third consecutive Pro Bowl in 2016. His 2016-2017 season with the Packers included some notable and memorable plays.

Personal Life

Rodgers lives in the suburbs of Green Bay and has another home in Del Mar, California. He is passionate about his Christian faith. December 12, 2012 (12/12/12) was known as Aaron Rodgers Day in Wisconsin. Rodgers' signature touchdown celebration move the Victory Belt is also known as the Championship Belt. He has dated actress Olivia Munn since 2014. He has two brothers, and Jordan was quarterback for Vanderbilt University and played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Various celebrities like pop superstar singer Harry Styles of the group One Direction have been fans of Rodgers and the Packers. Rodgers has displayed his great sense of humor while appearing in various TV commercials such as ones for State Farm home and auto insurance. He has also been in Pizza Hut commercials. He has been active in charity work.

Rodgers' Twitter username is @AaronRodgers12.