2011 - 2012 LEGISLATURE
February 14, 2012 - Introduced by Representatives Bies, A. Ott, Bernard Schaber,
E. Coggs, Endsley, Hebl, Honadel, Jacque, J. Ott, Jorgensen, Van Roy,
Kaufert, Kerkman, Marklein, Mason, Mursau, Nygren, Pasch, Petrowski,
Petryk, Pridemore, Rivard, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Strachota, Tranel,
and Wynn, cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, T. Cullen, Darling,
Hansen, C. Larson, Lasee, Olsen, Risser, Schultz
and Taylor. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
AJR108,1,1 1Relating to: declaring December 12, 2012, Aaron Rodgers Day.
AJR108,1,32 Whereas, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the best
3quarterback playing in the National Football League and wears jersey #12; and
AJR108,1,64 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers in just a few years as a starter has established himself
5as a great leader of the Green Bay Packers and confidently takes the trust his
6teammates and coaches have placed in him to lead his team to further greatness; and
AJR108,1,87 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers was named Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLV;
AJR108,1,109 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers was named Most Valuable Player of the 2011 season,
10winning 48 out of 50 possible votes; and
AJR108,1,1211 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers on a 19-game winning
12streak between the 2010 and 2011 seasons; and
AJR108,1,1413 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers became the only player in NFL history to throw for
14over 4,000 yards in each of the first two seasons as a starting quarterback; and
1Whereas, Aaron Rodgers played the best season of his career in 2011, throwing
2for 4,643 yards, 45 touchdowns, and just 6 interceptions, good for a passer rating of
3122.5, which is now the best single-season passer rating in NFL history; and
AJR108,2,64 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers earned the National Football Conference Offensive
5Player of the Month award for September, October, and November, and FedEx Air
6Player of the Week six times (Weeks 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 13); and
AJR108,2,87 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers currently holds the record for all-time consecutive
8games with at least two touchdown passes at 13; and
AJR108,2,119 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers' performance on November 24, 2011, during the
10annual Thanksgiving Day Classic earned him the coveted Galloping Gobbler Most
11Valuable Player award; and
AJR108,2,1312 Whereas, the Green Bay Packers finished the 2011 regular season at the top of
13their division with a record of 15-1, thanks in large part to Aaron Rodgers; and
AJR108,2,1614 Whereas, Aaron Rodgers is actively involved in the charitable organization
15Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (the MACC Fund); now, therefore, be
AJR108,2,21 17Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That in appreciation of
18Aaron Rodgers' athletic accomplishments and humanitarian activities, the
19Wisconsin legislature hereby commends Aaron Rodgers on his accomplishments and
20declares that December 12, 2012, is proclaimed "Aaron Rodgers Day" in Wisconsin;
21and, be it further
AJR108,2,23 22Resolved, That the assembly chief clerk shall transmit a copy of this joint
23resolution to Aaron Rodgers.
AJR108,2,2424 (End)