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Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Quarterback

Nevada


College Position: Quarterback
School: Nevada
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Birthdate: 11-03-1987
Draft Projection: Third
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Quarterback (6)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the San Francisco 49ers in Round 2 with the #4 pick.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • First quarterback to throw for 2,000 yds and rush for 1,000 yds in three straight seasons
  • Athletic quarterback - long strider who can make plays with his feet
  • Decisive
  • Great intangibles - Confident leader, charismatic, strong character
  • Ideal height
  • Keeps eyes down field and throws well on the run
  • Good arm strength
  • Strong work ethic - improved markedly throughout his career
  • Adjusted well to taking snaps from center at the Senior Bowl
  • Experienced four year starter
 

Weaknesses

  • Has an elongated delivery which he will struggle to shorten due to long arms
  • Sidearm delivery minimizes his height advantage - low trajectory on passes
  • Lacks accuracy and spiral on his deeper passes
  • Comes out of a Pistol offense and will need to adjust to a conventional pro offense with snaps from center and more complex reads in the passing game
  • Looks uncomfortable in the pocket - doesn't see the field well
  • Thin build
  • Great athlete but lack of bulk and average change of direction makes a position change unlikely

News

Week 9 Pickups of the Week - Oct 29 (Brian Bailey)
NFC Prediction - Sep 5 (Doug Lancy)
Johnny Manziel Presented 2012 CFPA National Freshman Performer of the Year Trophy - Feb 1 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Week 16 Pickups of the Week - Dec 18 (Brian Bailey)
Week 15 Pickups of the Week - Dec 11 (Brian Bailey)
Week 14 Pickups of the Week - Dec 4 (Brian Bailey)
Week 13 Pickups of the Week - Nov 27 (Brian Bailey)
Week 12 Pickups of the Week - Nov 20 (Brian Bailey)
Week 11 Pickups of the Week - Nov 13 (Brian Bailey)
Week 10 Pickups of the Week - Nov 6 (Brian Bailey)
Week 9 Pickups of the Week - Oct 30 (Brian Bailey)
Week 8 Pickups of the Week - Oct 23 (Brian Bailey)
Week 6 Pickups of the Week - Oct 9 (Brian Bailey)
Week 5 Pickups of the Week - Sep 30 (Brian Bailey)
Fantasy Football 101: 2011 Quarterback Rankings - Aug 20 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: NFC West Grades - Jun 5 (Chris Maier)
Chris Maier's 2011 NFL Draft Winners and Losers - May 3 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: The Ten Biggest Headscratchers of Days One and Two - Apr 30 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft: Doug Lancy's 2nd Round Mock Draft - Apr 29 (Doug Lancy)
10 Bold Predictions for Day 2 of the 2011 NFL Draft - Apr 29 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Quarterbacks - Mar 20 (Jared Counterman)
2011 Scouting Combine: Quarterback, Running Back and Wide Receiver Recap - Feb 27 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: The Quarterback Conundrum - Feb 11 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Recapping the Weeks Top Stories Includes Stock Up/Down (Chris Maier) - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Walkthrough Notes - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)
2009-10 Bowl Preview: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - Dec 23 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results

Live Interactive Draft Coverage Pick Analysis

Week 17 Fantasy Studs

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