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.

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 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.

NFL: San Francisco 32, Arizona 20

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Vernon Davis hauled down eight passes for 180 yards and two first-half scores Sunday, propelling the San Francisco 49ers over Arizona 32-20.

NFL: San Francisco 34, Houston 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Tremaine Brock returned an interception for a touchdown on the game's third play Sunday and the San Francisco 49ers rolled to a 34-3 victory over Houston.

NFL: San Francisco 35, St. Louis 11

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Frank Gore rumbled for 153 yards and scored a second-period touchdown Thursday in leading San Francisco to a 35-11 victory over St. Louis.

NFL: San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick struck for three scoring passes en route to 412 passing yards Sunday in San Francisco's 34-28 season-opening win over Green Bay.

Bungled plea deal appealed in Ohio

CINCINNATI, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Two killings over a meatball sandwich could lead to an overhaul of the Ohio criminal plea deal system, lawyers involved in the case said.
NFL: San Francisco 28, Atlanta 24

NFL: San Francisco 28, Atlanta 24

ATLANTA, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Frank Gore scored two second-half touchdowns for San Francisco Sunday and the 49ers rallied for a 28-24 win over Atlanta for the NFC championship.

NFL: San Francisco 45, Buffalo 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Alex Smith passed for three touchdowns Sunday and the San Francisco 49ers rolled up a club-record 621 yards of offense in their 45-3 pasting of Buffalo.

NFL: San Francisco 27, Detroit 19

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Alex Smith hooked up with Vernon Davis on two touchdown passes Sunday and the San Francisco 49ers bested Detroit 27-19.

NFL: San Francisco 29, Denver 24

DENVER, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning fired two touchdown passes to Eric Decker Sunday, but the San Francisco 49ers rallied for a 29-24 pre-season win over Denver.

NFL player's brother arrested in attack

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- The teenage brother of San Francisco 49ers' tight end Vernon Davis was arrested in connection with a hammer attack on a Washington woman, police said.
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Vernon Davis
San Francisco 49ers' wide receiver Vernon Davis celebrates his eight-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Alex Smith in the fourth quarter December 14, 2006 in Seattle. Davis caught three passes for 15 yards and one touchdown in the 49ers 24-14 win over the Seahawks. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)...

Vernon Leonard Davis (born January 31, 1984) is a professional American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft by the 49ers. Upon entering the league, Davis signed to a 5-year, $23 million deal that made him the highest paid tight end at the time. He joined current Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. as the fourth highest tight end ever drafted after Ron Kramer, (Green Bay, No. 4 in 1957) Mike Ditka (Chicago, No. 5 in 1961) and Riley Odoms (Denver, No. 5 in 1972). After three mediocre, injury riddled seasons Davis finally broke out in 2009, leading the NFL in touchdown receptions and quickly vaulting himself into the league's elite at the tight end position.

Davis attended Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C., and was a letterman in football, basketball, and track & field. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Davis was listed as the No. 4 tight end prospect of the class of 2003. In track & field, he was the DCIAA champion in the high jump with a jump of 6 ft 5 in (196 cm). While attending at Dunbar, he was teammates with future Cleveland Browns kick return specialist and wide receiver, Joshua Cribbs.

Davis played tight end and safety but he also played wide receiver, kick returner, linebacker and defensive end. In his senior season he caught 21 passes for 511 yards and 5 touchdowns, despite missing three games with a deep bone bruise below his knee. He also caught three two point conversions and returned two kick offs and two punts for touchdowns. He has 35 receptions for 385 yards as a junior.

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