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Jordan Rodgers

Professional American football quarterback and sports commentator

Jordan Rodgers
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Jordan Edward Rodgers is a former college and professional American football quarterback and sports commentator from the United States.

Early Life

Rodgers was born and raised in Chico, California, and has two older brothers, Luke and Aaron Rodgers, who played quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. His parents are Edward Wesly Rodgers and Darla Leigh.

Jordan’s father is a chiropractor from Texas who was an offensive lineman for the Chico State Wildcats from 1973 to 1976.

Edward participated in football with his sons Aaron, Luke, and Jordan. He warned them not to party and drink in college or they would be bound in sports like he was.

The family later relocated to Beaverton, Oregon. However, the Rodgers family moved back to Chico in 1997, and Jordan attended Pleasant Valley High School.

He started at quarterback during his high school career and led the team to an 8-3-1 record as a senior. He was also talented in track and basketball.

 

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Career

Early Career

Jordan attended Butte College after high school, where he played quarterback. However, he was the backup quarterback, and the team went 12-0 to win the junior college national championship in 2008.

Jordan set the school record for the total offense the following year as a starter, passing for 19 touchdowns and 2219 yards. He also received academic honors.

After completing two years at BCC, he transferred to Vanderbilt University. He did, however, consider Western Kentucky University and the University of Kansas before deciding on VU.

Jordan began the 2011 season as the second-string quarterback and finished with seven starts. He completed 108 of 216 passes for 9 touchdowns and 1524 yards.

College Career

Jordan was an offensive co-captain in 2012. By starting 11 games, Rodger became the first quarterback to lead the Commodores to consecutive bowl appearances and a 9-4 record.

Furthermore, his quarterback statistics at Vanderbilt University were among the best in school history, with 2539 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 191 completions on 59.9 percent of his passes.

Rodgers also ran for one touchdown and threw two more in North Carolina State’s victory. Furthermore, it was the team’s seventh back-to-back victory of the season.

Rodgers helped the Commodores to an SEC record while playing for them. He was the primary quarterback for Jordan Matthews, the SEC’s leading wide receiver.

Matthews’ production skyrocketed after Rodgers took over as starting quarterback in 2011.

In 2012, they combined for 90 completions, and Matthews set the school record for receiving yards in a season with 1323.

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Professional Teams

Jordan was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2013 NFL Draft. However, he was released on July 22, 2013.

Rodger was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad on October 7, 2013, after the team released quarterback Josh Freeman.

Jordan remained on the practice squad for the rest of the season as Dan Orlovsky took over as backup and Mike Glennon took over as the starter.

In order to compete against Pat Devlin, the Miami Dolphins signed him on April 3, 2014. He was released by the Miami Dolphins on May 12, 2014.

On October 20, 2014, Rodgers was added to the BC Lions’ practice squad. He attended the team’s mini-camp after which he made his resignation known in April 2015.

Entertainment Industry

Jordan Rodger had a brief appearance in Pitch Perfect 2. He played a member of the Green Bay Packers in the film.

He appeared on The Bachelorette, which starred Joelle Fletcher and aired from May to August 2016. Jordan was a contestant and the season 12 winner of the show. Rodgers proposed to her, and they are now engaged.

In September 2018, it was announced that Fletcher and Rodgers would appear in a show that combines DIY home decor and reality television.

 

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Kin web series Engaged with JoJo and Jordan was the title of the show. The couple hosted the CNBC reality show Cash Pad in July 2019.

The show is a hybrid of investment and house-flipping shows; additionally, the host collaborates with homeowners to turn their homes into short-term rentals.

On August 2, 2016, ESPN hired Rodgers as a college football analyst for SEC Now on the SEC Network.

Relationship| Who is he Dating?

Joelle Hannah Fletcher, Jordan’s girlfriend, was born on November 1, 1990, and is an American television personality and real estate, developer.

 

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Jojo is best known for her participation in the twentieth season of The Bachelor, which aired on ABC. She was also the lead on The Bachelorette’s twelfth season.

Are Jordan Rodgers & Jojo Fetcher married?

On the set of The Bachelorette season, 12 Jordan and Jojo became friends and later got engaged. By 2021, they still haven’t tied the knot.

According to Jojo, there was subconscious pressure from those who watched the show as well as their family and friends. She believes that is why they stayed together in the beginning.

They got engaged during the season finale of The Bachelorette in August 2016. They planned to marry in the summer of 2020.

 

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But they had to put off their wedding because of the COVID-19 crisis.

The couple rescheduled the date for May 2021, but it was canceled once more. Although the couple considered marrying privately and having a large reception later, they decided against it.

Net Worth and Salary

Jordan Rodgers’ net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of 2022. His career as a professional sports commentator and other projects have contributed significantly to his wealth.

Aside from that, he is a professional American football quarterback who appeared on the 12th season of The Bachelorette, which ended after he proposed to Jojo Fletcher.

Jordon is currently primarily involved in entertainment media and pursuing a career in that field.

Body Measurement

Regarding his height, he stands 6ft 1inch tall. He weighs around 96kg.

Social Media

Jordan is active on several social media platforms. He frequently posts photos with his fiancee Jojo Fletcher. In addition, he posts some adorable and entertaining behind-the-scenes photos.

Twitter– 185.4k followers

Facebook– 53k followers

FAQ’s

Why are Jordan and Aaron Rodgers unable to communicate?

When Aaron revealed on an episode of his ex-girlfriend Danica Patrick’s podcast, Pretty Intense, that he had a hard time fitting in with his religious community as a child, the drama was back in the news in January 2020. Later, a family source told PEOPLE that the family did not appreciate the comment.

Did Aaron Rodgers attend his brother’s wedding?

Aaron Rodgers, the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, does not get along well with his family. It got to the point where the current NFL MVP made the decision to miss his younger brother’s wedding. Despite receiving an invitation, the Packers star did not attend Jordan’s wedding to Bachelorette partner JoJo Fletcher.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jordan Edward Rodgers
Date of Birth August 30, 1988
Birth Place Chico, California
Nick Name None
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Age 34 years old
Height 6’1″ (1.85 meters)
Weight 212 lb (96 kg)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Build Athletic
Father’s Name Edward Wesley Rodgers
Mother’s Name Darla Laigh Pittman Rodgers
Siblings Two elder brothers; Luke Rodgers and Aaron Rodgers 
Education
  • Butte College
  • Vanderbilt University
Marital Status Engaged
Fiance JoJo Fletcher
Kids None
Profession Former football player, a sports commentator (present)
Position Quarterback
Teams
  • Jacksonville Jaguars (2013)
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2013)
  • Miami Dolphins (2014)
  • BC Lions (2015)
Career Achievements
  • Music City Bowl Champion (2012)
  • Vanderbilt Team Captain (2012)
  • Academic All-SEC honors (2010-2012)
Jersey Number 6, 18
Social Media InstagramTwitter

 

 

 

 

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