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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

Roman's play-calling stokes Niners' offensive firepower

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Most close observers believe Niners offensive coordinator Greg Roman's innovative play-calling is at the root of the team's sudden explosiveness.

Kaepernick named 49ers No. 2 QB

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Thursday that second-year QB Colin Kaepernick will be the team’s No. 2 signalcaller.

Kaepernick leading competition for backup QB spot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick has grabbed a clear lead in the three-way competition to be the 49ers' No. 2 quarterback behind starter Alex Smith.

Niners keep shaking things up under center

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
After finally signing starting QB Alex Smith to a new three-year deal, the Niners appear to have a drama developing at backup quarterback.

Rookie update: Where the first-year quarterbacks stand

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
In the first of a series about rookies, William Del Pilar looks at the QB crop and opines as to which, if any, could make a fantasy impact this season.

49ers sign all 10 draft picks

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The 49ers signed all 10 of their draft picks before camp began, including first-round OLB Aldon Smith.

49ers re-sign QB Smith to one-year deal

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers and QB Alex Smith agreed on a one-year deal Tuesday, reportedly worth $5 million.

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.

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.

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.

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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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