There’s not much Aaron Rodgers can’t do. The Green Bay Packers quarterback is a Super Bowl winner, two-time MVP, and a Famous danger! champ. Now, the contact ready to host his favorite game show after the death of Alex Trebek.
So when do you catch Rodgers behind the podium? Read on to find out what the athlete said about when to host.
Aaron Rodgers said ‘Jeopardy!’ always his favorite game show
Rodgers has always been a huge fan of the game show.
He said: “Anyone who knows me knows that 6pm on weekdays is about watching Jeopardy! That’s when it’s on in Green Bay compared to other places. If I don’t watch it it’s recorded. ”
During his weekly appearance Pat McAfee show on January 12, Rodgers put down the big news that he had been asked to be one of the future Jeopardy! guest guests.
“Alex Trebek was one of my growing eagles,” he told McAfee. “They make places of hospitality. It will be released here soon but I had the opportunity to be one of those … I’m excited about the opportunity. ”
When Rodgers as a guest hosts the game show
However, after Rodgers announced the news, he was not sure he should let the cat out of the bag so soon.
“I probably jumped the gun a bit, so I’m sorry Jeopardy! if they wanted to name that, ”Rodgers said ESPN. “I was just thrilled with the show earlier. It went down the last day or two, and we saw it. It is very interesting. ”
The NFL star did not reveal the exact date he would be hosting but said it would be in due course as he is currently preparing for the playoffs.
“He wants the offseason,” he said. “We’ll be even more excited when that opportunity gets a little closer, but man, the show has been so special to me over the years.”
It was on ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’ and won for his charity
In 2015, Rodgers was his rival Musician Jeopardy! The quarterback went up against him Shark tankis Kevin O’Leary as well as astronaut Mark Kelly and proved that he knows a lot more than just the X’s and O’s of football.
Rodgers successfully won $ 8,399 on the show and earned $ 50,000 for his favorite charity which was the MACC Fund. That stands Midwest athletes against childhood cancer. The club was founded in 1976 by a basketball player on the Milwaukee Bucks.
After the win, Rodgers said it was the Famous Danger! camp “feels great. I watched the show grow up… I always enjoyed it. It’s been a great experience and it’s good to see that number [money] go to a separate group. ”
He said, “It was an explosion. I always wanted to do it and I really appreciate the opportunity. ”
During the show, Rodgers made his famous Discount Double Check move for his favorite game show guest.