This Packers quarterback needs to be the subsequent “Jeopardy!” host: Who’s Aaron Rodgers?
Rodgers, “Jeopardy!” superfan and NFL famous person, is visitor internet hosting the long-running sport present via April 16, along with his debut episode airing on April 5.
Whereas Rodgers has been candid about the uncertainty of his future with the Packers, one factor that he appears fairly occupied with is asking audibles — on the sphere and, possibly, in ventures off the sphere. On Tuesday’s “Good Morning Soccer,” Rodgers defined that he needs to proceed taking part in soccer, however may be very critical about eager to host “Jeopardy!” as nicely.
“I need to preserve taking part in. I nonetheless have the fervour & the fireplace and this final season reminded lots of people that I can nonetheless play at a extremely actually excessive degree. I can do that for plenty of years shifting ahead. On the similar time, I really feel like I can host @Jeopardy.”-@AaronRodgers12 pic.twitter.com/eoMl0pLf5J
— GMFB (@gmfb) April 6, 2021
Aaron Rodgers needs to play quarterback AND host Jeopardy.
— Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) April 6, 2021
Rodgers mentioned that “there’s one thing fascinating about strolling away (from soccer) on the peak,” however that he nonetheless has the fervour and fireplace to proceed taking part in.
Rodgers would not shut the door on the thought of internet hosting the present completely, nonetheless:
“On the similar time, I really feel like I can host ‘Jeopardy!, and I might like to,” Rodgers mentioned. “I really feel like I can carry one thing totally different to the present — I used to be the youngest visitor host. And there is a totally different viewers that I might carry together with it, hopefully the numbers present it within the subsequent two weeks. …
“I really feel like I might do each (play soccer and host), which might be a whole lot of enjoyable and an amazing problem,” Rodgers mentioned.
NFL Community’s Peter Schrager mentioned that Rodgers would plan to do the present in February, March, April and June after which be prepared for coaching camp come July.
Rodgers’ debut as visitor host acquired acclaim from social media and community execs alike, with the reigning NFL MVP attending to dwell out (one other) dream.
We have seen two-sport athletes work up to now, so why not Rodgers?