By Anita Tsuchiya
ABOUT THE BOOK
You should be the neatest quarterback on the planet and feature the best management talents and run round and all that, but when you cannot throw the ball the place it has to be thrown, then none of that different stuff matters." (Troy Aikman)If that is the case, then Aaron Rodgers of the golf green Bay Packers may well good be the easiest quarterback to ever play within the NFL. that's what analysts say now, yet this acknowledgement used to be decades in coming.Surpassing everyone's expectancies other than his personal, Rodgers flew lower than the radar for almost his whole athletic profession. He was once the school junior who set season, online game, and profession documents at Cal Berkeley basically to get omitted through 23 groups on NFL Draft Day. He used to be the highschool senior who set college and kingdom files, merely to be denied a unmarried department I scholarship. he is the center tuition child who, while requested what he could give a contribution to the college in the course of his admission interview, replied easily, "I'm going to make your sports...
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July 30: Favre files for reinstatement. Aug. 7: The Packers trade Favre to the New York Jets. At long last, Rodgers had the starting quarterback job for Green Bay. He was as prepared for the promotion as any backup could have been. Even so, noteworthy successors to superstar quarterbacks are extremely rare occurrences. Worse yet, a winning performance on the field does not necessarily translate into acceptance by fans. Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young won Super Bowl XXIX and was named MVP. He also earned the NFL passing title six times, League MVP twice, Pro Bowl Team seven times.
8% of his passes (11-of-23) and with zero touchdowns. 8% for the season overall. The early exit from postseason play was a particularly bitter pill for Rodgers, who posted career bests in a number of quarterback metrics during the regular season. He started every game of the season except the last one, after the Packers had clinched home-field advantage for the playoffs. His season totals: 343 of 502 passes completed for 4,643 yards, 45 touchdowns, 6 interceptions, 36 sacks. 3 yards/carry, 3 touchdowns, and 4 fumbles.
In his senior year, 2002, he threw for 2,176 passing yards. He also set a single-game record with six touchdowns and 440 all-purpose yards. The summer after graduation, he was selected to play in the Lions Northern California All-Star Game for high school athletes. Despite his outstanding numbers, not a single four-year college recruiter came calling. Rodgers believed he was good enough to play for any NCAA Division I team but he was turned down by Bobby Bowden’s football powerhouse at Florida State, and his only invitation was to a walk-on tryout at University of Illinois without guarantee of a scholarship.
Aaron Rodgers. Biography of a Super Bowl MVP by Anita Tsuchiya