Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9-1-10: #8 QB, #159/750 Overall, 6 2010: 2010 WAC CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR (COACHES)...Kaepernick earned his second WAC Offensive Player of the Year honor...is the only player in college football history to rush for 4,000 yards and throw for 9,000 yards in a career and the only player to ever pass for rush for 1,000 yards and throw for 2,000 yards in the three consecutive years...2009: Earned all-WAC second-team honors ... Earned the team’s Golden Helmet Award as the Most Valuable Player ... Became the 10th quarterback in NCAA history to record back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons ... Was part of an NCAA-record-setting Nevada team that became the first squad in history to have three players rush for 1,000 yards in the same season ... Rushed for 100 yards in a game five times, including a 230-yard output against Idaho that featured a career-long 75-yard TD run ... Became the second player in NCAA history to throw for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons...2008: Emerged as one of the country’s most dangerous quarterbacks with a strong arm and quick feet ... Was named the Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year in voting by the league’s coaches following the regular season, becoming the second Nevada player, and first Wolf Pack quarterback to win that honor (B.J. Mitchell, 2005) ... He is the only quarterback in Nevada history to rush for more than 1,000 yards and he is just the fifth quarterback in NCAA Division I-A (FBS) history to throw for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in the same season...Finished the season 1,130 yards rushing, which ranks 22nd in NCAA history for rushing yards by a quarterback in a season...2007: Burst onto the scene in the fifth game of the year when he replaced the injured Nick Graziano at quarterback … Became the second Nevada player ever to be named the WAC Freshman of the Year (joining Chance Kretschmer, 2001) … In less than nine full games (eight starts), threw for 2,175 yards with 19 touchdowns and just three interceptions … Was second on the team, and eighth in the WAC, with 53.9 rushing yards per game … Also scored six rushing TDs … Was 10th nationally and third in the WAC in pass efficiency with a mark of 150.8...2006: Redshirted.
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02/06/13 - QB Colin Kaepernick's 15-yard touchdown run was the longest rushing touchdown by a quarterback in Super Bowl history.
01/25/13 - QB Colin Kaepernick will trademark the term "Kaepernicking" for commercial use. It refers to the term used to describe his touchdown celebration in which he kisses his biceps. He said it was the idea of his agent.
01/20/13 - QB Colin Kaepernick joins Joe Montana and Steve Young as quarterbacks that have led the 49ers to the Super Bowl. He carried just twice for 21 yards against the Falcons.
01/18/13 - QB Colin Kaepernick became the third player in NFL history to score two touchdowns and throw for two touchdowns in a playoff game. Bears QB Jay Cutler did it last year, but before that it hadn't been done since Otto Graham in 1955.
01/16/13 - QB Colin Kaepernick ran a career-high 16 times against Green Bay, but also nearly reached his career high for pass attempts. His 31 attempts were the most he's had in a 49ers win this season.