10 Interesting, Little-Known Facts About Colin Kaepernick

10 Interesting, Little-Known Facts About Colin Kaepernick

By  rumourjuice.com

When Tim Tebow was winning the hearts of everyone, including Skip Bayless, during 2011's Tebow Time, it must have seemed absurd to think we'd find a player as involuntarily polarizing as the former Heisman Trophy.

And then came Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick, a black quarterback, adopted by a white couple in Wisconsin, has divided fans for years with regards to his skills, his tattoos, and his infamous kneeling protests. I know, it's tough to remember when Kaepernick was looked at as a threat not because of his message or his skin color, but because of how dangerous he was running the ball under Jim Harbaugh.

10 Interesting, Little-Known Facts About Colin Kaepernick

10 Interesting, Little-Known Facts About Colin Kaepernick

With that said, let's take a look at Kaepernick's happier times and see how well you know the former second-round pick. Are there ground rules with something like this? Well, yes...

  • The basic facts that we all know - Kaepernick has adoptive parents, he was a second-round pick, he is blackballed from the NFL for his protests and his hair - don't count. We know those things!
  • This is not a list solely about his protest. Aspects and facts will be included, but it's things you likely had no idea happened.
  • This is not a bigoted piece on Kaepernick nor his protests. Things like "Colin Kaepernick is a hero, regardless of what you think" will not be on this list.

Now that we are clear on those basic rules, let's take a look back at one of the more captivating quarterbacks in recent memory.

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