Jordan Edward Rodgers (born August 30, 1988) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Early years [edit ]
Rodgers is the son of Ed and Darla Rodgers. He is the youngest of three brothers along with Luke and
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers attended [1 ] Pleasant Valley High School in Chico, California, where he started at quarterback and led the team to an 8-3-1 record as a junior and also played basketball and track. He also lettered in basketball and track. [2 ] [2 ] College career [edit ]
After high school, he attended and played quarterback at
Butte Community College. At Butte, he helped the team earn the 2008 junior college national title with a 12-0 record. He broke the school record for total offense, passing for 2,219 yards and 19 touchdowns. He also earned academic honors. [3 ]
After completing his two years at BCC, he was awarded a scholarship to
Vanderbilt University after also considering the University of Kansas and Western Kentucky University. In 2010 he was a redshirt. [4 ]
In 2011, he began the season as the second-team quarterback and finished the season with seven starts. He completed 108 passes in 216 attempts for 1,524 yards and nine passing touchdowns. He was also the team's second-leading rusher with 420 yards on 117 carries.
In 2012, he was named offensive co-captain. He started all 12 games in which he participated, becoming the first quarterback to lead the Commodores to back-to-back bowl appearances and a 9-4 record. His quarterback statistics were among the best in Vanderbilt history, with 191 completions, 2,539 yards and 15 touchdowns, completing 59.9 percent of his passes. He also threw for two touchdowns and ran for one in the team's win over North Carolina State in the Franklin American Mortgage
Music City Bowl. [6 ]
Although he played only two years at Vandy, he finished his career in the top 10 of nearly every passing and total offense category, finishing with 299 completions, 4,063 passing yards and 24 touchdown passes.
He was named to the 2010, 2011 and 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll. Rodgers completed a degree in Human and Organizational Development in December 2012.
Professional career [edit ] Jacksonville Jaguars [edit ]
He was signed by the
Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent after the 2013 NFL Draft. He was released on July 22, 2013. [7 ] [8 ] Tampa Bay Buccaneers [edit ]
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Rodgers to the team's practice squad on October 7, 2013 after releasing quarterback
Josh Freeman. He remained on the practice squad for the remainder of the season as Mike Glennon became the starter and Dan Orlovsky the backup. [9 ]
Jordan was cut by the Buccaneers on February 10, 2014.
Miami Dolphins [edit ]
On April 3, 2014, Rodgers was signed by the
On May 12, 2014, Rodgers was cut from the Miami Dolphins.
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