|No. 8 – Green Bay Packers|
|Born:||September 23, 1999|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||212 lb (96 kg)|
|High school:||Knoxville Catholic High School|
|NFL Draft:||2021 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Amari Jai Rodgers (born September 23, 1999) is an American football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson and was drafted by the Packers in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Rodgers attended Knoxville Catholic High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. As a senior, he caught 40 passes for 1,238 yards with 18 touchdowns. For his career, he had 3,498 receiving yards with 47 total touchdowns. He was rated as a four star recruit and the 16th highest rated wide receiver recruit in the country by the 247Sports.com Composite, which aggregates the ratings of the major recruiting services. Rodgers originally committed to University of Southern California, but flipped to Clemson when they gave him an offer late in the season.
As a freshman at Clemson in 2017, Rodgers had 19 receptions for 123 yards. As a sophomore in 2018, he caught 55 passes for 575 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also returned a punt for a touchdown.
Rodgers missed the first game of his junior season in 2019 due to an ACL tear in spring practice. He finished the season with 30 receptions, 426 yards, and 4 touchdowns. After the season, Rodgers announced he was returning for his senior season rather than entering the 2020 NFL Draft. As a senior, Rodgers caught 77 passes for 1020 yards and 7 touchdowns.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|5 ft 9+1⁄2 in
|4.52 s||1.65 s||2.62 s||4.31 s||7.07 s||33.0 in
|10 ft 1 in
|All values from Pro Day|
Rodgers was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round with the 85th overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft. The Packers send their 92nd and 135th overall picks to the Tennessee Titans to move up and select Rodgers. He signed his four-year rookie contract on July 23, 2021, worth $4.89 million, including a $923,000 signing bonus. He saw his first NFL action on September 12, 2021, against the New Orleans Saints, recording one catch for 19 yards in the 38–3 loss.
Rodgers is the son of football coach Tee Martin. He is close friends with Packers teammate Randall Cobb, whom he met while Cobb was playing for Martin at the University of Kentucky.
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