Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/230 lbs
Born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
College: Nevada
Draft: 2011 2nd round (4th pick) by the
  • Niners Wire

    PFF ranks 49ers secondary in middle of NFL

    The 49ers made moves to improve their secondary this offseason after that unit struggled with injuries and depth beginning in training camp last year. New additions and some familiar names have San Francisco’s pass defense in line to take a significant jump this year, and Pro Football Focus ranked them No. in the NFL, near the top of its “ascending units” tier.

  • USA TODAY Sports

    Julian Edelman backs Martellus Bennett's criticism of Jimmy Garoppolo for missing starts in 2016

    Julian Edelman said he "got mad" at former teammate Jimmy Garoppolo for unexpectedly backing out of one of his starts in 2016 the morning of the game.

  • Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More

    Why Javon Kinlaw is Extremely Important to the 49ers This Season

    The 49ers use a Wide 9 defensive alignment, which moves the defensive ends extra far away from the ball before the snap to give them more space to rush the quarterback. This alignment leaves the two interior defensive tackles isolated and susceptible to double-team blocks during run plays, which means those defensive linemen must be immovable, otherwise the 49ers won't be able to stop runs between the tackles.