57 Facts About Aaron Rodgers

1. Aaron Rodgers began his college football career at Butte College in 2002 before transferring to the University of California, Berkeley to play for the California Golden Bears, where he set several career passing records, including lowest single-season and career interception rates.

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2. Aaron Rodgers was named Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011, and was voted league MVP by the Associated Press for the 2011, 2014, 2020 and 2021 NFL seasons.

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3. Aaron Rodgers is the fifth player to win NFL MVP in consecutive seasons, joining Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, Joe Montana and Jim Brown.

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4. Aaron Rodgers is third on the NFL's all-time regular-season career passer rating list, with a regular-season career passer rating of over 100 while having had the highest passer rating, the best touchdown-to-interception ratio and the lowest passing interception percentage in NFL history throughout the entire 2010s decade.

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5. Aaron Rodgers is a four-time winner of the Best NFL Player ESPY Award.

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6. Aaron Rodgers set single-game records of six touchdowns and 440 all-purpose yards.

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7. Aaron Rodgers set a single-season school record with 2,466 total yards in 2001.

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8. Aaron Rodgers graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in spring 2002, after scoring 1310 in the SAT and with an A- average.

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9. Aaron Rodgers was only offered an opportunity to compete for a scholarship as a walk-on from University of Illinois.

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10. Aaron Rodgers declined the invitation, and considered quitting football to play baseball instead or giving up entirely on the idea of playing in professional sports and attending law school after completing his undergraduate degree.

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11. Aaron Rodgers was then recruited to play football at Butte Community College in Oroville, a junior college about 15 miles southeast of Chico.

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12. Aaron Rodgers passed for 394 yards and was named game MVP in the Insight Bowl against Virginia Tech.

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13. In that game, Aaron Rodgers set a school record for consecutive completed passes with 26 and tied an NCAA record with 23 consecutive passes completed in one game.

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14. Aaron Rodgers holds the Cal career record for lowest percentage of passes intercepted at 1.95 percent.

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15. Aaron Rodgers commented that it was "frustrating that we couldn't get the job done.

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16. Aaron Rodgers was expected to be selected early in the 2005 NFL Draft as he had posted impressive numbers as a junior with Cal, throwing for 2,320 yards with a 67.5 completion rate in the regular season.

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17. Aaron Rodgers threw for 24 touchdowns and only eight interceptions in his last college season, impressing many NFL scouts.

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18. In, Aaron Rodgers agreed to a reported five-year, deal that included in guaranteed money and had the potential to pay him as much as if all incentives and escalators were met.

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19. Aaron Rodgers spent his rookie season as the Packers' backup quarterback behind Brett Favre.

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20. Aaron Rodgers continued to struggle through the preseason, before ending the preseason by converting two third downs and throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Ben Steele against the Tennessee Titans.

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21. Aaron Rodgers completed eight of 15 passes for 65 yards and an interception.

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22. Aaron Rodgers saw very little action during the 2006 season, but did step in briefly on against the Philadelphia Eagles when Favre left the game due to injury.

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23. Aaron Rodgers ended the game with 178 yards passing and two touchdowns.

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24. On, Aaron Rodgers signed a six-year, contract extension through the 2014 season.

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25. Opening game of the 2009 season, Aaron Rodgers recorded his first win in a comeback situation.

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26. Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to five straight wins, in which he threw for a total of 1,324 yards, nine touchdowns, and two interceptions.

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27. Aaron Rodgers's passing yardage made him second all-time in Packers history, behind only Lynn Dickey's all-time single-season record.

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28. Aaron Rodgers turned around the team's performance; they won their final two regular season games, one of them against the New York Giants, where Aaron Rodgers completed 25 of 37 passes for 404 yards, with four touchdown passes, and with a passer rating of 139.9.

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29. Aaron Rodgers set an NFL record by becoming the only quarterback to pass for ten touchdowns combined through three consecutive playoff games.

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30. From his playoff performance, Aaron Rodgers became only the third player in NFL history to pass for over 1,000 yards in a single postseason and became one of only four quarterbacks to record over 300 yards passing, with at least three touchdown passes, and no interceptions in a Super Bowl.

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31. From this postseason, Aaron Rodgers became the only player to pass for at least 900 yards and rush for at least two touchdowns in a single postseason.

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32. Aaron Rodgers was ranked 11th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2011.

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33. Aaron Rodgers finished the season with 4,643 passing yards, 45 touchdown passes, and six interceptions, good for a passer rating of 122.5, which as of 2020 is the highest single-season passer rating in NFL history.

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34. Aaron Rodgers played in 15 of the 16 games, with the only exception being Week 17 against the Detroit Lions, a game in which Aaron Rodgers was rested after the club clinched home-field advantage for the playoffs the previous week.

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35. Aaron Rodgers recorded a passer rating of over 100.0 in thirteen games during the season, including twelve games in a row, and a passer rating of 110.0 or higher in twelve games, including eleven in a row ( records).

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36. Aaron Rodgers won the league's MVP award, receiving 48 of the 50 votes.

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37. Aaron Rodgers was voted by his fellow players as the best player in the league on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.

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38. Aaron Rodgers earned his third career Pro Bowl nomination for his performance in the 2012 season.

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39. The Packers' 7 points were the fewest points allowed in a game Aaron Rodgers finished; the 223 yards of total Packer offense were the lowest since Aaron Rodgers took over at quarterback and his 162 passing yards were a career low.

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40. In those three games, Aaron Rodgers threw five touchdowns and one interception combined, with a passer rating of 95.1.

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41. Amid widespread concern, Aaron Rodgers told the fans and the media, "R-E-L-A-X.

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42. Aaron Rodgers was 19-for-34 for 178 yards and a touchdown, with two interceptions in the losing effort.

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43. On December 20, 2016, Aaron Rodgers was selected to his third consecutive Pro Bowl and his sixth overall in his career.

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44. Aaron Rodgers helped lead the Packers to a NFC North title and a playoff berth in 2016.

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45. Aaron Rodgers matched his own feat of achieving at least 400 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, and two rushing touchdowns in a single game.

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46. The only other time in NFL history that occurred was when Aaron Rodgers accomplished it in 2011 against the Denver Broncos.

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47. On December 18, 2018, Aaron Rodgers was named to his seventh Pro Bowl.

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48. Aaron Rodgers missed 10 days per the league's COVID-19 policies for unvaccinated players, including a game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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49. On December 23, 2021, Aaron Rodgers was named to his tenth Pro Bowl.

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50. On January 14, 2022, Aaron Rodgers earned his fourth career First-team All-Pro selection.

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51. Aaron Rodgers became the fifth player to win consecutive MVPs and first since Peyton Manning between 2008 and 2009.

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52. Aaron Rodgers was in a relationship with actress Olivia Munn from 2014 to 2017 and with former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick from 2018 to 2020.

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53. Aaron Rodgers started dating actress Shailene Woodley in the second half of 2020.

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54. One interview on the Pat McAfee Show in 2021 made headlines after Aaron Rodgers made several false statements about COVID-19, implying that unvaccinated people were not the group most affected by the pandemic and that ivermectin was beneficial for people with COVID-19.

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55. In 2021, Aaron Rodgers took part in The Match IV, which was the fourth installment in the exhibition match play golf series.

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56. Aaron Rodgers took part in the sixth edition of The Match, where he teamed up with Brady against fellow quarterbacks Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes.

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57. Aaron Rodgers is a supporter of the MACC Fund, Raise Hope for Congo, and other humanitarian and charitable efforts.

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