Colin Kaepernick Scouting Report
Colin Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick - Nevada (HT: 6-4⅝ - WT: 233)
Combine 40: 4.53 - Position Rank: 7 of 20

Positives: Good arm strength... Extremely productive, ended his career as the only active college football player to accumulate 10,000 passing yards and 4,000 rushing yards... Constantly improving as a passer, completion percentage has increased each season he has played at Nevada... Over the top release... Makes good decisions, doesn't turn the ball over very often... Uses his athleticism to his advantage by taking off to run rather than force a bad throw... By all accounts a great person, a leader on the field, and a good teammate off of it... Extremely mobile, very good top-end speed, can outrun defenders... Elusive in the open field for his size, can make people miss... Great height... A long strider, is much faster than he looks... One of the off-season's fastest risers, had a huge Senior Bowl week... Coachable, a likeable person who reacts well to coaching... Measured in much better than expected at the Senior Bowl, appears to have a nice strong build, continued to add weight (eight pounds) between the Senior Bowl and combine.

Negatives: Puts a little too much loft under his deep outs... Misses too many easy throws... Receivers have to adjust to too many of his passes... Deep throws are all over the place... Tries to do too much with his feet, runs with the ball far too often when he should keep his eyes downfield to throw... Very awkward throwing motion, has an elongated release where he pauses at the top of his motion before flicking the football forward... Will take a ton of big hits in the NFL if he doesn't change his playing style... Plays in Nevada's Pistol offense... Will need to learn to take snaps from under center... A project player, athletic, but needs a lot of coaching... Looks to take off with the football under pressure rather than stepping up into pressure to make a throw.

    Passing   Rushing
  740 1271 58.2 10098 7.9 82-24   600 4112 6.9 75 59
2007 Nevada   133 247 53.8 2175 8.8 19-3   105 593 5.6 55 6
2008 Nevada   208 383 54.3 2849 7.4 22-7   161 1130 7.0 66 17
2009 Nevada   166 282 58.9 2052 7.3 20-6   161 1183 7.3 75 16
2010 Nevada   233 359 64.9 3022 8.4 21-8   173 1206 7.0 59 20

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