Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named honorary captain for Michigan’s annual Plum and Blue spring game on Saturday, the school announced Wednesday.
The school tweeted pictures of Kaepernick with coach Jim Harbaugh and the players.
– Michigan Soccer (@UMichFootball) March 30, 2022
Harbaugh coached Kaepernick with the San Francisco 49ers for four seasons from 2011 to 2014 before leaving for Michigan in 2015. Harbaugh replaced Alex Smith for Kaepernick in 2012, giving Kaepernick the opportunity to rise to the top. higher position in the NFL.
Kaepernick, who led the 49ers to the Super Bowl after the 2012 season, last played in the NFL in 2016, the same year he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/33633366/ex-nfl-qb-colin-kaepernick-named-honorary-captain-michigan-wolverines-spring-game Former NFL QB Colin Kaepernick Named Honorary Captain For Michigan Wolverines Spring Game