And thanks to the Internet, he gave Tim Tebow a run for his money as fans dubbed his signature move "Kaepernicking."
Fans started mimicking Kaepernick's victory move, kissing his right bicep, and on Tuesday, Kaepernick got the first lady to kiss her own famous bicep.
Kaepernick posted a photo of the two "Kaepernicking" together on Instagram. The FLOTUS met Kaepernick at an event for her "Let's Move" campaign to encourage children to be more active.
And Obama herself posted it to her @FLOTUS Twitter account.
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