Found November 30, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Om Wednesday, David Whitley of Sporting News published an article slamming San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for having tattoos on his arms.  I know it sounds stupid and it is. Kapeernick’s parents have come out and expressed their unhappiness with the article. Suffice to say that Rick and Teresa Kaepernick, the parents who adopted Colin as a baby, weren’t happy with the analysis comparing their son to inmates. And they relayed their feelings to USA TODAY Sports. “It annoyed me,” Teresa said. “You are categorizing this kid on something like tattoos? Really? Saying other guys are role models because they don’t have them? Really? Some of these other guys don’t have crystal clear reputations. That’s how you’re going to define this kid? It’s pretty irritating, but it is what it is.” Rick wasn’t angry over the article. “Colin’s a fairly religious kid, but he’s not in your face about it,” Rick said by phone. “It’s more about him and what he believes.” “This gu
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