Aaron Charles Rodgers (December 2, 1983-) is an NFL quarterback who has spent his entire professional career with the Green Bay Packers (2005-present), taking the team to a win in Super Bowl in XLV. Rodgers showed extraordinary talent on the field, even as a member of the Pleasant Valley High School football team in California, where he starting for two years at quarterback and garnering 4,421 passing yards. He set single-game records of six touchdowns and 440 all-purpose yards, and in 2001 set a single-season yardage record (2,466). At the University of California, Berkeley, he set several California Golden Bears records. In 2003, he tied the school season record for 300-yard games (5) and set a school record for the lowest percentage of passes intercepted (1.43%). The following season, Rodgers set a Cal single game record for passing completion percentage (85.3%) and also holds the Cal career record for lowest percentage of passes intercepted (1.95%). The Packers selected Rodgers in the 1stround (24th overall) as a back-up QB to Brett Favre for his first three seasons on the team. Following Favre’s long-anticipated retirement, Aaron stepped into the starting QB role for the 2008 season and quickly proved to be one of the best in the league. He passed for 4,038 yards in his first season as a starter and threw for 28 touchdowns with only 13 interceptions (a career high).
In the 2010 postseason, he had 1,094 passing yards (the third player in NFL history to pass for over 1,000 yards in a single postseason) and set franchise records with nine touchdowns and two interceptions, while completing 68.2% of his passes for a passer rating of 109.8 while leading the Pack to a Super Bowl victory. He also earned Super Bowl XLV MVP honors. Rodgers got the Packers off to a 13-0 start in 2011, tying the NFC record for most consecutive games won to start a season, and had arguably the greatest season a quarterback has ever had by throwing for 4,643 yards with 45 touchdowns and six interceptions. The totals earned him a passer rating of 122.5, the highest single season passer rating in NFL history as of the end of the 2014 season and his first of two NFL MVP awards (2011, 2014). A four-time Pro Bowler, Rodgers holds a number of NFL and franchise records including the highest career passer rating in NFL history (106.0) as well as third highest career completion percentage in NFL history (65.8%). In 2014, after throwing for 4,381 passing yards and 38 TDs, Rodgers won his second MVP trophy. Through the end of the 2014 season, Aaron Rodgers has recorded 28,578 passing yards and 226 passing touchdowns to 57 interceptions, 2,665 pass attempts, and 1,752 pass completions. He has also rushed for 192 yards and three scores.