Aaron Rodgers is one of the most celebrated quarterbacks in the NFL today. Most fans are aware of his NFL origins as a backup to Brett Favre and his 2010 Super Bowl MVP, but in order to truly understand Aaron Rodgers, you must first understand where he came from. "Aaron Rodgers: An Unauthorized Biography" explores Rodgers's upbringing, his high school and college football careers, and details his breakthrough into the NFL, all the way through his 2011 playoff loss to Eli Manning and the New York Giants. Rodgers' exceptional talents have fans and critics alike wondering where his career will take him next. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn why so many fans love Rodgers so much. From family to football to the future, all you need to know about Aaron Rodgers is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of Aaron Rodgers's life.
Star athletes are not made overnight. They work hard to develop their game and persevere to get to the top. Few exemplify this combination of skill and determination as Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers quarterback. From underdog to starter to Super Bowl and League MVP, this biography takes readers along Rodgers' journey from all-around high school athlete, through college success, to becoming arguably the greatest quarterback in the game today. Action-packed images and testimony about Rodgers from coaches and others close to him further illuminate the story of the one of the most uniquely talented NFL players.
Contains entries on collaborators Rodgers and Hammerstein, including stage, film, and television projects, theater playhouses, organizations, their two hundred thirty-one major songs, and other artists who worked with the two men.
Many people believed NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers would quickly become a star when he joined the Green Bay Packers in 2005. But as the backup to Brett Favre, Aaron didn't get to play much during his first three seasons. When Aaron took over as starting quarterback in 2008, he showed that he belonged on the field. Aaron led his team to the playoffs in 2009. The next season, he guided the Packers to victory in Super Bowl XLV. Learn more about this amazing quarterback's journey from his childhood in California all the way to Super Bowl MVP.
Playmakers introduces young readers to their current heroes on and off the field. Aaron Rodgers: Super Bowl MVP summarizes Aaron Rodgers's life and career to date and draws attention to accomplishments beyond his athletic skill as well as career highlights thus far. Short, informative sidebars add to the engaging, easy-to-read text, making Playmakers a hit for any reader in your library! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Aaron Rodgers is the star quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, and he has the stats to prove it. He reached 300 touchdown passes faster than any other quarterback in NFL history. Even though he spent the first few years of his NFL career on the bench, he led his team to victory in Super Bowl XLV and won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award—all by the age of 27. He may have cemented his status as a sports megastar, but his goal is to go back the Super Bowl a few more times. Read about Rodgers's football career, how he stays fit, and more.
NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 ROCK MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME BY ROLLING STONE From Chic to Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers is the creative force behind some of the biggest hits ever recorded. Here is the story of how global pop’s greatest genius transformed his own dramatic life into the brilliantly joyful playlist of a generation. You will hear a Nile Rodgers song today. It will make you happy. In the 1970s and 1980s, Nile Rodgers wrote and produced the songs that defined the era and everything that came after: “Le Freak,” “Good Times,” “We Are Family,” “Like a Virgin,” “Let’s Dance,” “I’m Coming Out,” “Rapper’s Delight”—and worked with every influential pop star to create...