Rodgers puts positive spin on humbling day

Updated: April 24, 2005, 9:25 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- After being molded and groomed by college's best quarterback developer, Jeff Tedford, Aaron Rodgers was alone as he sat in the green room of Saturday's NFL draft in New York City.

The sight was painful.

ESPN's cameras kept showing Rodgers sitting by his cell phone as 23 selections passed and his name wasn't called. Rodgers, known for his quick release and strong arm from his three-step drop, was trapped in a pocket he couldn't escape. Matt Jones, an Arkansas ...

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