This Packers quarterback desires to be the following “Jeopardy!” host: Who’s Aaron Rodgers?
Rodgers, “Jeopardy!” superfan and NFL celebrity, is visitor internet hosting the long-running recreation present by April 16, together with his debut episode airing on April 5.
Whereas Rodgers has been candid concerning the uncertainty of his future with the Packers, one factor that he appears fairly occupied with is looking audibles — on the sector and, possibly, in ventures off the sector. On Tuesday’s “Good Morning Soccer,” Rodgers defined that he desires to proceed enjoying soccer, however could be very critical about desirous to host “Jeopardy!” as nicely.
“I wish to maintain enjoying. I nonetheless have the fervour & the hearth and this final season reminded lots of people that I can nonetheless play at a extremely actually excessive stage. I can do that for various years transferring ahead. On the identical time, I really feel like I can host @Jeopardy.”-@AaronRodgers12 pic.twitter.com/eoMl0pLf5J
— GMFB (@gmfb) April 6, 2021
Aaron Rodgers desires to play quarterback AND host Jeopardy.
— Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) April 6, 2021
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Rodgers stated 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 enjoying.
Rodgers would not shut the door on the concept of internet hosting the present completely, nonetheless:
“On the identical time, I really feel like I can host ‘Jeopardy!, and I would like to,” Rodgers stated. “I really feel like I can deliver one thing totally different to the present — I used to be the youngest visitor host. And there is a totally different viewers that I may deliver together with it, hopefully the numbers present it within the subsequent two weeks. …
“I really feel like I may do each (play soccer and host), which might be loads of enjoyable and a fantastic problem,” Rodgers stated.
NFL Community’s Peter Schrager stated 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 obtained 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 prior to now, so why not Rodgers?