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Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick - #7 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 11/03/1987
Birthplace Milwaukee, WI
College Nevada
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 2nd round, 4th pick by 49ers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
98.3 1814 10

Brains of Perry, Johnson to be examined

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Joe "the Jet" Perry and John Henry Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Famers and two members of the 49ers' "Million Dollar Backfield" who died this year, will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University, the San Francisco Chronicle ...

Lockout limbo: 49ers report

Posted June 05, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the 49ers.  

Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at age 81

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.

49ers' Harbaugh told to stop talking about Smith

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
The lockout is preventing NFL coaches from meeting with their players and talking with free agents. For one coach, even talking about free agents has been outlawed.

Kaepernick throws passes at 49ers' player-organized workouts

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers' QB of the future, Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round selection in April's draft, threw passes at player-organized workouts Friday, according to a report from The Sacramento Bee.

Make way for the Harbaugh Express

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
After initially picking the Rams to win the NFC West in 2011, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush has had a change of heart — courtesy of Niners new head coach Jim Harbaugh.  

49ers QB Kaepernick underwent minor surgery

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round pick in April's draft, had minor surgery on his lower left leg following the draft. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee first reported it.

49ers part ways with Heneghan; promote Ferguson

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The 49ers parted ways with executive vice president Lal Heneghan, who had been with the team since 2006. The Niners promoted Jeff Ferguson to director of football operations and sports medicine.

Smith making more sense as 49ers' starting QB

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The more new 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh takes the time to talk about the team's tenuous QB situation, the more likely it seems that free agent Alex Smith will indeed re-sign and remain the starter.

Fantasy outlook: QB Colin Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Unless there's a major injury epidemic under center in San Francisco this season, Niners second-round QB Colin Kaepernick will be spending the majority of his time carrying a clipboard on game day.

Niners gamble long-term on Nevada QB Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick probably won't start away for the Niners. But a few years from now, after careful grooming by his head coach, he will be given every opportunity to become the top dog under center.

Niners hope Smith fills major need for stud sacker

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
Aldon Smith suddenly gives new San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic Fangio some real potential pass-rushing firepower from both edges.

Niners' new coordinators are creating positive buzz

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
While most eyes in Niners Nation remain riveted on new head coach Jim Harbaugh, daily team observers are equally intrigued by his top two coaching hires by way of Palo Alto — offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Hall of Fame RB Perry passes away

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Former 49ers great RB Joe "The Jet" Perry has passed away at the age of 84, it was reported by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Niners on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 05, 2013
Kaepernick said Tuesday that he'll be training in Atlanta within a week, and the strong-armed and fleet-footed quarterback will be bringing some of his receivers along with him. All of it is part of Kaepernick's quick evolution from backup to starter that will continue as he enters training camp as the unquestioned franchise star.||||||| After losing 34-31 to the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans on Sunday, Kaepernick said he'll only be able to remember his breakout season "as not being good enough."
Posted Jan. 12, 2013
Kaepernick set an NFL record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a 45-31 playoff win over Green Bay on Saturday. He also joined Chicago's Jay Cutler and Cleveland's Otto Graham as the only players to throw two TD passes and run for two TDs in a postseason game. Graham did it twice.||||||| Kaepernick broke Michael Vick's mark of 119 yards with a 56-yard keeper on an option play in the third quarter of Saturday night's playoff game against Green Bay. The run helped Kaepernick finish with 181 yards on 16 carries, setting a 49ers postseason record. Vick set his record for Atlanta in a 47-17 win over St. Louis on Jan. 15, 2005. Kaepernick earlier scored on a 20-yard run and had his two TD passes in the first half.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Kaepernick threw for a career-best 276 yards and two TDs in the Niners' season-ending win against the Cardinals.||||||| He found Michael Crabtree for both scoring throws.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Kaepernick threw for four touchdowns, including the go-ahead score to Michael Crabtree with 6:25 to go, as the San Francisco 49ers withstood a 28-point comeback by New England and beat the Patriots 41-34 on Sunday night.||||||| Kaepernick totaled 123 yards on the four TDs and finished with 216. In his five games as the 49ers' starter, he's completed 66.4 percent of his passes (85 of 128) for 1,083 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Kaepernick completed 18 of 23 passes for 185 yards but came through with a big effort on the ground during Sunday's 27-13 win over Miami.||||||| Kaepernick broke off a 50-yard touchdown scamper with just over two minutes left in the game, saving fantasy owners in what was a lackluster display otherwise. Almost all of Kaepernick's value comes from his legs.

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