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If there is one player who has a chance to find mainstream fame after the Super Bowl, it’s Colin Kaepernick.The 49ers quarterback is already a big deal in the sports world. But if he can beat the Ravens on Sunday, he has the unique personality and youthful energy to be a crossover star.
A few months from now, the details of his story might be mainstream knowledge.
Get to know him before everyone else does.
Kaepernick is half-white and half-black.
He grew up in northern California
His birth mother has been trying to rekindle their relationship, but Kaepernick said he isn't interested.
Despite being considered just the 7th best QB in the draft, the 49ers took him with the 36th overall pick
The guy he replaced was an entrenched starting quarterback with impressive statistics. Kaepernick took over after he got a concussions. Here is an awkward picture of them.
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