Inexperienced Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers reveals he is set to visitor host episodes of Jeopardy! following Alex Trebek’s demise
It was reported final week that Katie Couric is about to be a visitor host on Jeopardy! following the demise of Alex Trebek.
And on Tuesday, Inexperienced Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers revealed he, too, has been invited to take a flip visitor internet hosting the long-running quiz present.
‘I am actually enthusiastic about it. We have been speaking about it for a bit bit,’ the NFL professional stated throughout his staff’s media availability.
Excessive-profile gig: Aaron Rodgers has revealed he is set to visitor host episodes of Jeopardy! and says he is ‘actually enthusiastic about it’
Rodgers first talked about the internet hosting gig throughout an look on The Pat McAfee Present.
He informed reporters Tuesday afternoon that he ‘could have jumped the gun a bit bit’ and apologized to Jeopardy! for breaking the information prematurely.
‘It simply went down the final couple of days, us figuring it out,’ he defined.
‘It is extremely thrilling. It is for the offseason. We’ll be much more excited when that chance will get a bit nearer.’
A consultant from Jeopardy! has declined to remark and stated no announcement has been made about future visitor hosts, in keeping with ESPN.
Excited: ‘It simply went down the final couple of days, us figuring it out… It is for the offseason,’ the Inexperienced Bay Packers QB stated throughout staff availability on Tuesday
Has historical past: Rodgers appeared as a contestant on the long-running quiz present on a celeb episode again in 2015
Legend: Alex Trebek, who helmed the long-running present from 1984, died from pancreatic most cancers on November 8
Rodgers beforehand appeared as a contestant on Jeopardy! on a celeb episode again in 2015.
He described that chance as ‘a dream come true’ and added: ‘To get to satisfy Alex was simply such a particular second and we’re all clearly unhappy about his passing.’
Trebek, the present’s long-time host, died of pancreatic most cancers at age 80 on November 8.
On Monday, Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings hosted the primary episode since Trebek’s demise.
‘It’s unimaginable, like I can’t even consider right this moment that I’m filling in,’ he stated. ‘It goes past nerves, it was a really nerve-racking and intense expertise to be behind this lectern.’
Jennings, from Washington state, gained 74 video games in a row to seize the present’s file for longest profitable streak.
Visitor host: On Monday, Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings hosted the primary episode since Trebek’s demise. Jennings gained 74 video games in a row for the present’s longest profitable streak
Behind the rostrum: The LA Instances reported final week that Katie Couric will comply with Jennings as a jeopardy! visitor host later this month