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Colin Kaepernick on Richard Sherman: 'I think everyone knows his comments were ridiculous'

Colin Kaepernick on Richard Sherman: 'I think everyone knows his comments were ridiculous'

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick rips Richard Sherman during interview: "If you have to tell people how good you are, then how good are you really?"
Evan Bleier
Erin Andrews: Richard Sherman's post-game rant was 'awesome'

Erin Andrews: Richard Sherman's post-game rant was 'awesome'

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks cornerback's passionate post-game interview with Erin Andrews went viral after his team's victory on Sunday.
Kate Stanton
NFL: Seattle 23, San Francisco 17

NFL: Seattle 23, San Francisco 17

SEATTLE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Marshawn Lynch ran for 106 yards with a score Sunday, helping send Seattle to the Super Bowl with a 23-17 win over San Francisco in the NFC championship game.
Pastor ends service early to watch 49ers-Panthers game on Sunday

Pastor ends service early to watch 49ers-Panthers game on Sunday

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Tim Christensen of Gold Hill Lutheran Church in Montana "Kaepernicks" during one-minute sermon on Sunday, before watching the 49ers-Panthers game.
Evan Bleier
Colin Kaepernick steals Cam Newton's Superman move [WATCH]

Colin Kaepernick steals Cam Newton's Superman move [WATCH]

Jan. 12 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick mocks Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton's touchdown celebration in 23-10 win.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

NFL: San Francisco 23, Carolina 10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick threw for a touchdown and ran in another Sunday, lifting San Francisco into the NFC Championship Game with a 23-10 victory over Carolina.
Coldest NFL game record from 1967 stands

Coldest NFL game record from 1967 stands

Jan. 6 (UPI) -- With a polar vortex descending on the middle of the United States, expectations for Sunday's wildcard game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers were low.
Gabrielle Levy

NFL: San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal on the final play of the game Sunday, handing San Francisco a 23-20 win over Green Bay in a frigid NFC wild card game.

NFL: San Francisco 23, Arizona 20

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Phil Dawson kicked 40-yard field goal on the game's final play Sunday, lifting the playoff-bound San Francisco 49ers over Arizona 23-20.

NFL: San Francisco 33, Tampa Bay 14

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick threw for two touchdowns Sunday and the San Francisco 49ers closed in a post-season berth with a 33-14 win over Tampa Bay.

NFL: San Francisco 19, Seattle 17

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Phil Dawson's late, go-ahead field goal after a 51-yard run by Frank Gore Sunday let the San Francisco 49ers escape with a 19-17 win over Seattle.

NFL: San Francisco 23, St. Louis 13

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick threw for 275 yards with a touchdown in an efficient performance Sunday, guiding the San Francisco 49ers over St. Louis 23-13.

NFL: San Francisco 27, Washington 6

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes Monday and San Francisco shook off a slow start to pull away from Washington 27-6.

NFL: New Orleans 23, San Francisco 20

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Garrett Hartley kicked three late field goals Sunday, including the game-winner as time expired in the New Orleans Saints' 23-20 triumph over San Francisco.
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Colin Rand Kaepernick (born November 3, 1987) is an American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football at Nevada.

Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the youngest of Rick and Teresa Kaepernick’s three children (brother, Kyle, and a sister, Devon). Kaepernick is of biracial descent (European and African), having been adopted by the Kaepernicks as an infant. He lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin until age 4, before moving to Turlock, California. He lists Turlock as his home town where he attended elementary, junior, and John H. Pitman High School there. He is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

Kaepernick, who graduated in Dececember 2010 with a bachelors degree in Business Management, is known to have high character and a relatively unassuming personality off the field, as evidenced by an incident that took place during the summer of 2010 interning at a University of Nevada-themed sports apparel shop in Reno. One woman came in and, completely unaware she was speaking to Kaepernick, asked him to find his jersey. A manager at the store would later recall, "Colin said, ‘I’m pretty sure it’s No. 10, and it’s right over here.’ He rang up her purchase and everything."

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