Five Little Known Facts About Packers Great Aaron Rodgers


Few quarterbacks can match the accomplishments and abilities of Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers. He can win a game with his arm, his intellect, and even his feet. It helps to have some great teammates because no one player can do it alone. It sure can’t hurt to have a player like him though, one of the best in the game. Here is a look at five fun facts about Aaron Rodgers.

The Last One, Youngster

The last TD Aaron Rodgers would score in his college career came on a one yard quarterback sneak with 43 seconds left in a 2004 Holiday Bowl victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Ouch!

2009 and 2012 saw Aaron Rodgers get sacked more times than any other quarterback in the NFL when he was tackled behind the line of scrimmage 50 times in 2009 and 51 times in 2012.

First Of Many

The first player to catch more than one TD pass from Aaron Rodgers during his career was Greg Jennings who caught the first one he would throw in the league in 2007 and then would catch a second from him early in 2008.

The First To The Other Guys

On December 19, 2005, Aaron Rodgers threw his first interception in the NFL. He came on in relief of Brett Favre who had already thrown two interceptions of his own. In the fourth quarter, on a third and 13 play, Rodgers threw a pass to Robert Ferguson that was instead intercepted by Chad Williams of the Ravens.

What’s In A Number?

Aaron Rodgers wears jersey number 12 for the Packers. Other Green Bay players who have worn that number for the team over the years in clude Zeke Bratkowski, Lynn Dickey, and John Hadl.

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