Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/28/13
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has had one busy offseason, but according to his coach and teammates, stardom hasn't affected him at all. After playing well for a second-year passer in the 2012 postseason, it will be intriguing to see what Kaepernick can do over a full season. He's the same hard working player as when he was a backup LB Michael Wilhoite says: "And it's the same situation this year," Wilhoite said, via Matthew Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. "You walk in and he's already drinking his protein shake. Because he's already done with his workout." "You don't always see that, but I see that with Kap," coach Jim Harbaugh said. "He's universally respected in the locker room and loved by his teammates. I guess I see that from the 25-to-35 demographic, too, buying jerseys. People relate to him. They like his company, they like being around him, and I've noticed that very much from our team." "He'll walk off the practice field and he'll headbutt Justin (Smith) or Ray (McDonald)."  "He's still the same. He's still focused. He's a good guy. He's my boy."  
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