Colin Kaepernick: San Francisco 49ers’ Star QB Primed for Continued Success

July 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just a few months ago, Colin Kaepernick led the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl appearance. 
That prompted me to watch all 10 of Kaepernick's starts using the All-22 film. I charted his passes and tried getting a sense of exactly what kind of quarterback he is and whether or not I believe he will see continued success.
Let's start with a quick background on Kaepernick coming out of college.
Kaepernick was a 6'4 5/8", 233-pound quarterback from Nevada with a 4.53 40 time. He threw for over 10,000 yards and rushed for over 4,000 running the Pistol offense at Nevada, a career in which he started all but three games in four years after redshirting in 2006. He chose to play football at Nevada even though he received a partial baseball scholarship from Notre Dame. He was even drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 43rd round of the 2009 MLB draft.
As far as his NFL draft profile was concerned, Kaepernick had excellent marks regarding his production, arm and lea...

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