Found January 14, 2013 on
Robert Griffin III
San Francisco 49ers
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Colin Kaepernick is, at the moment, one of the most talked about figures in American sports. In the year of the dual-threat quarterback, he is the last of them standing in the NFL playoffs. He completed three passes during the entire 2011 season but has led the San Francisco 49ers to within one victory of their first Super Bowl berth in nearly two decades.
And to think: He could have been a Chicago Cub.
Yes, it's right there in the fine print of Kaepernick's ever-expanding bio: The Cubs selected him in the 43rd round of the 2009 draft, only 1,309 picks after the other famous right-hander of that year's class -- Stephen Strasburg.
The Cubs were taking a flier, and they knew it: Sam Hughes, a national crosschecker in the team's amateur scouting department, had watched Kaepernick play quarterback at the University of Nevada. But he also heard during a family visit to Reno that Kaepernick had hit 90 miles per hour off the mound as a high school pitcher in California.
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Memes in general have been around for long enough now that they practically seem old hat. Nonetheless, that isn’t stopping Colin Kaepernick from inspiring some followers. The second-year quarterback’s signature touchdown move — which actually isn’t all that different from Tebowing, minus the kneel — has already caught on online, prompting a slew of imitating pictures across...
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had quite a Saturday evening. Against the Packers, he ran for 181 yards setting an NFL record for quarterbacks.The highlight was undoubtedly this run in the third quarter which broke a 24-24 tie. The 49ers won the game 45-31 advancing to the NFC Championship round.
The 49ers will wait until Sunday’s game between the Falcons and...
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (17-31, 263 yards, 2 TD, INT, 14 carries, 181 yards, 2 rushing TDs) overcame an early interception Saturday night and ran himself into the records books to lead his San Francisco 49ers to victory against the Green Bay Packers. The Packers defense simply could not contain the scrambling Kaepernick as he left the pocket frequently, obliterating the record...
Move over Tebowing and Griffining, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has started a new hip trend for everyone to do.
The act of "Kaepernicking" is pretending to kiss your bicep as seen in the below photo of Colin performing the act during last weekend's Packers/49ers NFC divisional playoff game:
As you may figure, a website called "Kaepernicking...
Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more traditional plays.
A week after holding 2,000-yard rusher Adrian Peterson in check, the Packers were run over by the San Francisco 49ers and sent home from the playoffs with a 45-31 loss Saturday night.
The Packers (12-6) came into the game brimming with confidence...
Green Bay's season ended in crushing fashion, with second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick piling up a stunning 446 yards and four touchdowns as the 49ers routed the Packers 45-31 in Saturday night's divisional game.
The 49ers Colin Kaepernick set the record for playoff rushing yards by a QB and then went on to set the record for running yards by a quarterback in any game with 181. The Big Lead compiled all of...
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This evening’s divisional playoff game features the Green Bay Packers taking on the San Francisco 49ers. Weather will not play a role in tonight’s contest. Afternoon high temperatures of the low 50′s under sunny skies will give way to a clear night with temperatures in the mid-40′s. This playoff game will be one of three in the divisional round which features a rematch of...
Just like that, the Packers' season is over. After a win in the opening week of the playoffs, Green Bay's road to the Super Bowl was potentially lining up just as it did two years ago. This time, however, the Packers were unable to string together any victories on the road, with the team now looking for offseason answers for the second year in a row after a divisional round...
Further proof attending a professional football game can be hazardous to your health. The AP reports that 92 fans were kicked out of the 49ers playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Medial staff at the stadium helped 62 people but there was no word on the severity of any of the injuries. There was also an arrest for an attempted car burglary and driving under the influence....