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One of the big trends for Super Bowl XLVII – #Kaepernicking. We’ve had Tebowing, Bradying, Te’oing and pretty much every -ing with a football player you can name in the past year or so. Now the San Francisco 49ers QB’s signature pose has gone viral, and Colin Kaepernick has teamed up with licensed apparel brand Sportiqe to use the social media phenomenon for a good cause.
While last year’s Super Bowl was all about the New York Giants’ Victor Cruz and his “Salsa Dance”, this year #Kaepernicking (The Act of kissing one’s bicep- see above) has become a fan favorite meme across the country. And that’s saying something since the meme craze, including Taylor Swifting and cat breading (see below), has gotten way out of control. Sportiqe has partnered with Colin to create ‘#Kaepernicking” t-shirts for both men and women, and a portion of the proceeds benefit Camp Taylor, a nonprofit free camp for Children with Heart disease.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed to trademark "Kaepernicking," which is kissing one's biceps in celebration.
Never underestimate the ingenuity, drive and entrepreneurial spirit of the American businessperson. Case in point: The enterprising owners of KaeperTat. Yep, any person who wants to be the coolest customer at the Super Bowl party they are attending can wow fellow party goers with temporary tattoos that mimic the real tattoos San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has inked...
The San Fransisco 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons to gain a Super Bowl appearance. Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 21 passes for 233 yards to get his 49ers a win. The Falcons came into the game looking for a win to gain their spot in the Super Bowl, it wasn’t going to happen. The 49ers were just too tough. Kaepernick had a good game and he found his receivers when he had to. Michael...
Don't go making any "Kaepernicking" T-shirts, as you could soon receive a cease and desist.
Colin Kaepernick has filed for a trademark on the term "Kaepernicking," which is his version of "Tebowing," according to ESPN. The San Francisco 49ers' quarterback celebrates touchdowns by lifting his right arm to his helmet, "kissing" his bicep...
'San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has burst onto the NFL scene to help lead his team to a berth in the Super Bowl. But that isn't the only thing he has been up to lately. On Jan. 14, he reportedly filed for a trade to his signature pose with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.The colorful Kaepernick has created an internet craze called "Kaepernicking...
CollegeFootballGeek.com's Todd DeVries has been a fan of Colin Kaepernick since he won the Nevada quarterback job from Nick Graziano way back in 2007. Kaepernick went on to have an epic career at Nevada, becoming one of the most prolific quarterbacks in college fantasy football history.Now that he has surprisingly led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl, we thought it...
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The San Francisco 49ers are on their way to a sixth Super Bowl appearance after defeating the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 on Sunday.
Here's what the coaches and players had to say following the victory via 49ers.com:
Coach Jim Harbaugh: “I think winning the George Halas Trophy that’s a huge accomplishment, It’s another
The read option is the latest trend sweeping the NFL, thanks in large part to the success of quarterbacks like Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson, and RG III in the 2012 season. Whether the read option is simply a trend, or will become a staple of the league is yet to be known. But as we gear … Continue reading »
The Superbowl is upon us. The Ray Lewis inspired Ravens take on the upstart Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers as the two Harbaugh brothers go head to head in the biggest game of the year. Who do you got, Ravens of 49ers!?
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We are not Jim and John. Neither of us coach the Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers.
We never played in the NFL. We live vicariously through players like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, Arian Foster and Adrian Peterson, Calvin Johnson and Andre Johnson, imagining every Sunday, placing ourselves in the cleats, pads and jerseys of the games greats, deriving an entire range...
Those who choose to hate on Super Bowl XLVII will surely point swiftly to the unsexy quarterback matchup. After years of being spoiled in the Super Bowl by guys like Brady, Manning, Manning, Brees, Rodgers and Roethlisberger, we're left with a matchup between Joe Flacco and Colin Kaepernick. Both are young and have superb skill sets, but neither is a household name to your average...
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49ers 28, Falcons 24
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The Falcons went into the NFC title game knowing they had to at least contain Colin Kaepernick. They did that – it’s just too bad that they didn’t defend anyone else in the process. The Falcons were so concerned about Kaepernick beating them with his legs that they lost sight of the fact he...
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