Colin Kaepernick

Football Quarterback

Colin Rand Kaepernick is an American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Nevada (Reno) Wolf Pack. At Nevada, Kaepernick twice was named the Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year, and he was the Most Valuable Player of the 2008 Humanitarian Bowl. In the 2011 NFL Draft the San Francisco 49ers selected Kaepernick in the second round with the 36th overall pick.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on November 3, 1987.


2006 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Nevada was the only school to offer him a football scholarship, but was concerned that he would opt for baseball until he signed in February 2006.
2007 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He was reported to throw a fastball as a senior in high school, as reported during Kaepernick's first college football start in 2007 against Boise State He was also a member of the Brewers Grey squad in the 2005 Area Code games. … Read More


Kaepernick, with 1,130 rushing yards, and running back Vai Taua, with 1,521 rushing yards, made 2008 the first year in school history that Nevada had two 1,000-yard rushers in the same season. … Read More
2009 21 Years Old He finished the 2009 season with 2,052 passing yards and 1,183 rushing yards. … Read More
Entering the 2010 NCAA season, Kaepernick ranked first among active college football players in rushing touchdowns. … Read More
For the 2011 preseason, Kaepernick completed 24 of 50 passes for 257 yards and 5 interceptions.
2012 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012 against the New York Jets, Kaepernick scored his first career touchdown on a seven-yard run. … Read More
2013 25 Years Old In the season opener of the 2013 season against the Green Bay Packers, Kaepernick threw for a career-high 412 yards and 3 touchdowns, the first 400-yard game by a 49ers quarterback since Tim Rattay on October 10, 2004. … Read More
2015 27 Years Old Kaepernick reportedly started dating radio personality and television host Nessa in July 2015 and officially went public about their relationship in February 2016. … Read More
…  As of the 2016 season, Kaepernick remains the backup to Gabbert.
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