go to MSN.com
Found February 03, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:

Via Larry Brown Sports:

Colin Kaepernick‘s touchdown celebration of kissing his biceps inspired a social media trend much like “Tebowing” or “Griffining.” Though “Kaepernicking” appears to be kissing one’s biceps in celebration, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback says there’s more to the act than just that.

Kaepernick defines “Kaepernicking” as kissing one’s tattoos. He told CBS’ Dan Marino that he started it as a response to an article that criticized him for his tattoos.

“To me, it’s someone’s opinion,” Kaepernick said of the article criticizing his tattoos. “My tattoos are me expressing myself, my faith, and what I believe in.”

He also explained how “Kaepernicking” came about.

“That kind of came about from that article. Just kind of showing that I love my tattoos regardless of what people think. I also have ‘faith’ down the front. That’s also my way of showing that everything I do and have been blessed with has come from God.”

1 Comment:
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

The Super Bowl Power Outage Didn’t Help Kaepernick, He Is Just That Good.

When the lights went out at the Super Bowl you could tell the Ravens head coach was worried about his team cooling off and Colin Kaepernick and his San Fransisco 49ers team gaining an advantage in the game. At the time the Ravens were in full control until the lights went out. That wasn’t the reason the 49ers and Kaepernick were able to come back and make a game out of the Super...

Colin Kaepernick Blames Himself For 49ers’ Super Bowl Loss

Last night during Super Bowl 47, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick looked young and showed his first signs of being a little rattled during a game. Kaepernick still had an awesome game with 302 yards passing and 62 rushing yards.  After the game in a move that displays class, maturity, and leadership, Kaepernick put it all on him, and told CSNBay Area that he made to many mistakes...

Colin Kaepernick will get free Red Robin for life if he wins Super Bowl

After a rather peculiar offer, if Colin Kaepernick wins the Super Bowl on Sunday, he will receive free Red Robin for the rest of his life (Credit: AP Photo) For some, the best part of the week prior to the Super Bowl is all of the questions players are asked by the media. Last week, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was asked by a financial adviser from New York where...

For Kaepernick and 49ers, this was only the beginning of something special

The 49ers came to New Orleans hoping to attain the franchise’s sixth championship titles. The “Quest For Six” became the team’s and fans’ mantra throughout the postseason, especially the week leading up to the Super Bowl. But it’s a mantra that will have to wait another year. The Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII, 34-31, and send the 49ers back to the Bay Area empty-handed...

Super Bowl XLVII: Lady predicts Champions

Super Bowl XLVII: Who does this Lady Love in SB XLVII? Who: San Francisco 49ers (NFC) vs. the AFC Baltimore Ravens (AFC) Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (home of the Saints) – New Orleans, Louisiana. When: Sunday February 3, 2013 Watch: 6:30pm EST on CBS This is going to be one exciting Super Bowl, or as some have dubbed the Har-bowl as the Ravens and 49ers head coaches are brothers...

Super Bowl picks

Super Bowl XLVII Baltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers Time: 6:30 PM EDT | Spread: San Francisco -4 1/2   Elder’s Pick: San Francisco wins, covers.   Ian’s Pick: San Francisco wins, covers. Projected MVP: Colin Kaepernick   I just don’t trust Baltimore’s defense to be able to contain Kaepernick in the second half. I [...]

8 Amazing Stats from Super Bowl XLVII

NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a...

Looking Into The Pistol

New terms like “Read option” and “Pistol” have been introduced to the average football fan’s vocabulary. With anything new, there is a period of adjustment that is to be expected. It seemed like only yesterday that successful NFL offenses were slinging the football all over the field and a glorified 7-on-7 drill was the future of the game. Quarterbacks like Drew Brees,...

Who wins on Super Sunday?

It all comes down to this. The Ravens will dace the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Sunday evening. All we’ve heard about is the dynamic Colin Kaepernick, but Joe Flacco has been forgotten about all week. Flacco has eight touchdowns and no interceptions in his three postseason games. He has also engineered long drives against solid defenses. The Ravens...

After long delay, 49ers score touchdown

A power outage that lasted 34 minutes paused the play in the Super Bowl. On the second full possession after power came back on, the San Francisco 49ers finally got on the board. Colin Kaepernick hit Michael Crabtree, who bounced off of Cary Williams and Bernard Pollard, for a touchdown. The Ravens lead 28-13 with a little more than seven minutes to go in the third quarter.

49ers will remember missed opportunities

NEW ORLEANS - The 49ers will remember their final drive of Super Bowl XLVII as a series of missed opportunities. The Ravens went up 34-29 with 4:19 remaining on a Justin Tucker field goal, but San Francisco, riding a momentous swing in their favor after a 33-minute power outage to overcome a 28-6 deficit, was carving through Baltimore's defense from all angles. Running back...

Power Failure At The Super Bowl

Some of the lights in the Superdome in New Orleans went out during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday night, causing play to be stopped. With the Baltimore Ravens leading the San Francisco 49ers, 28-6, some of the overhead lights inside the Superdome went out without explanation at the 13:28 mark of the third quarter. The power failure happened immediately following...
RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brian Hartline may be entering final season with Dolphins?

A source with knowledge of the situation tells Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post that the Dolphins want to go “heavy on offense” in this year’s NFL draft and are considering their options at running back and wide receiver. Interestingly enough, Abramson’s source mentioned that if the Dolphins were to draft a receiver, it would likely lead to Miami parting ways...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  | 

Report: Tom Savage declines invitation to attend draft

Former Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Tom Savage is arguably the fastest-rising prospect in the entire 2014 NFL Draft class. Over the last month, he’s emerged from a projected third-day selection (fourth to seventh round) to a potential late first round/early second round pick. On Thursday, it was announced that Savage had received an invitation to attend the draft (May 8-10)...
Via Gridiron Grit
15 hours ago  | 

Paul Pierce has great reaction after clutch shot

Paul Pierce was pumped up after hitting a clutch shot late in the fourth quarter to extend the Nets’ lead to 7 during Game 1 against the Raptors Saturday, screaming “That’s why they got me here,” after nailing the shot. The post Paul Pierce Screams ‘That’s Why They Got Me Here’ After Hitting Clutch Shot In Fourth Quarter (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
14 hours ago  | 

Arian Foster comes through for fan

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been known to rub fans the wrong way but this time he cam through for a particular fan. About two weeks ago a fan tweeted out a picture that said it was her and the Texans running back. Foster soon responded to the girl to let him know it was not him, and the tweet went viral. Ran into @ArianFoster at Pub Fiction last night! So blessed...
Via State of the Texans
16 hours ago  | 

Jeff Van Gundy doesn't like star players fouling out

(Credit: NY Daily News) Jeff Van Gundy has never been shy about his opinions. And during today’s game, he said he believes NBA players should be able to buy more fouls. After Andre Iguodala picked up a controversial fifth foul during the third quarter of the Warriors’ game against the Clippers Van Gundy said,             “I think you should be able to buy an extra...
Via Pass The Pill
17 hours ago  | 

Former NBA player Larry Hughes accused of rape

Former NBA player Larry Hughes has been accused of rape in New York. Hughes reportedly met the 22-year-old woman at Greenhouse nightclub and left with her around 4AM Friday morning. The two walked back to his hotel at the Trump SoHo.   Video shows the two of them walking to the nearby hotel. Sources said he did not appear to be forcing her. After she left the hotel she went to...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
1 day ago  | 

Bryce Harper gets benched for 'lack of hustle'

Photo: @sportingnews The Nationals had a closed door meeting Thursday night, after they were blown out by the St. Louis Cardinals. Now it hasn’t come out exactly what was said in that meeting, however it seems that maximum effort was something stressed. Matt Williams told reporters after the game that Harper had been benched for “lack of hustle.” In the bottom of the 6th inning...
Via DC Sports-Kings
18 hours ago  | 

Melo wants Phil Jackson to bring in another superstar

Carmelo Anthony was frustrated with the way the New York Knicks’ season went and called the 37-45 record that resulted in the team missing the playoffs a “failure.” He has the opportunity to become a free agent this summer and wants to return to the Knicks, but he also wants to win. Before committing to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  | 

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  | 

Craig Sager releases statement on leukemia treatment

This week Craig Sager’s son revealed on Twitter that his father was to undergo treatment for leukemia just as the NBA Playoffs were set to begin.  Turner Sports has yet to have an official statement on the matter, but they have released a statement from Sager himself. It’s a short statement, but it possesses his trademark sense of humor and even makes reference to his tete a...
Via Awful Announcing
23 hours ago  | 
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.