Aaron Rodgers wears high school hat to news conference

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by Jeff Fisher

Aaron Rodgers Pleasant Valley HS football QBIt was cool to see Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers address the media on Friday wearing his high school team’s hat.

Rodgers was a two-year starter for Pleasant Valley High School in Chico, California.  He threw for over 4,400 yards in his career and once threw a school record six touchdown passes in a game.

When asked about his high school during the news conference, Rodgers replied, “Yep, gotta represent. I do I think you have to remember where you came from in order to keep some of that humility that you’d like to keep. I had great experiences in high school competing and going to class.”

Rodgers was a very good student.  Various media reports state that he carried a 3.6 Grade Point Average and scored over 1,300 on his SAT’s.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.