Aaron Rodgers, who was born on December 2, 1983, is a football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. He was drafted by the team in the 2005 NFL Draft, with the 24th overall selection. He is one of the best quarterbacks in the league, as he has a strong arm and can run well with the football.
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He has already helped the Packers win a Super Bowl. In fact, he was the MVP of Super Bowl XLV. The Packers were able to hold off a strong Pittsburgh Steelers team in the final playoff game of the season.
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Although he clearly has plenty left in his tank in regards to his playing career, he already holds some NFL records. For instance, he is the only quarterback in the history of the NFL to have a passer rating of over 100.0 in both the regular season and postseason.
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He was named the Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011.
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Another impressive record that was established by Rodgers is a 122.5 single-season passer rating.
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He played college football at the University of California, Berkeley. When he was at the school, he was a member of the First-Team All-Pac-10, in 2004.
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Another interesting fact is that he has two brothers. One of his brothers, Jordan, played college football at Vanderbilt University. He has attempted a career playing professional football, but he has not had any luck making a regular-season roster.
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Aaron Rodgers believes in Christianity. In his words, “I’m not an over-the-top, or an in-your-face kind of guy with my faith. I would rather people have questions about why I act the way I act, whether they view it as positive or not, and ask questions, and then given an opportunity at some point, then you can talk about your faith a little bit.”
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He is the co-creator and founder of a humanitarian organization called itsAaron. This organization has a mission of “creating awareness for organizations and people who are changing the world.”
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He also strongly supports other organizations that help promote the common good. Two organizations that he supports are the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) and RAISE Hope for Congo.
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On a final note, he has two properties. He has a residence in Suamico, Wisconsin, which is approximately 10 miles away from Lambeau Field. He also owns a house in Del Mar, California, which is an affluent community that is 20 miles from San Diego.
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