Colin Kaepernick

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Colin Rand Kaepernick ( KAP-ər-nik; born November 3, 1987) is an American civil rights activist and football quarterback who is a free agent. He played six seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL). As a political activist, he knelt during the national anthem at the start of NFL games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the United States.Kaepernick played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack, where he was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year twice and became the only player in NCAA Division I FBS history to amass 10,000 passing yards and 4,000 rushing yards in a career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Kaepernick has received more than 17,078,289 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Colin Kaepernick is the 17th most popular american football player (up from 18th in 2019), the 11,076th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,953rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular American American Football Player.

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Among american football players, Colin Kaepernick ranks 17 out of 55. Before him are Lawrence Taylor, Dick Butkus, Jerry Rice, Aaron Hernandez, John Elway, and Walter Payton. After him are Brett Favre, Steve Young, Red Grange, Andrew Luck, Troy Aikman, and Eli Manning.

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Among people born in 1987, Colin Kaepernick ranks 216Before him are Kim Ki-bum, Kristína, Kévin Constant, Hikaru Nakamura, Edvald Boasson Hagen, and Emmanuel Emenike. After him are Mike Havenaar, Marcus Mumford, Henry Cejudo, Tamzin Merchant, Milan Stanković, and Steven Kruijswijk.

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Among people born in United States, Colin Kaepernick ranks 11,076 out of 15,968. Before him are Terence Winter (1960), Don Young (1933), Chris Hansen (1959), Johnny Isakson (1944), Dave Eggers (1970), and Charley Borah (1906). After him are Jack McGrath (1919), Félix Sánchez (1977), The Honky Tonk Man (1953), William O. Douglas (1898), Israel Albert Horowitz (1907), and Perry Farrell (1959).


Among american football players born in United States, Colin Kaepernick ranks 17Before him are Lawrence Taylor (1959), Dick Butkus (1942), Jerry Rice (1962), Aaron Hernandez (1989), John Elway (1960), and Walter Payton (1954). After him are Brett Favre (1969), Steve Young (1961), Red Grange (1903), Andrew Luck (1989), Troy Aikman (1966), and Eli Manning (1981).

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