Fanhouse: Nevada's Colin Kaepernick Out of the Shadows With Boise State Upset
Filed under: Boise State, Nevada, WAC RENO, Nev. -- Nevada senior quarterback Colin Kaepernick hugged one of the Wolf Pack's assistant coaches in a lingering embrace after shocking third-ranked Boise State in an instant classic Friday night.
"Five long years," said Kaepernick, flashing his trademark mischievous grin.
They both knew what it meant.
Even before stepping foot on the Nevada campus five years ago, Kaepernick was flying under the radar with mind-boggling stealth. With the 6-foot-4 height and necessary intelligence that scouts drool over, his wiry frame -- and success on the baseball diamond -- left him in virtual recruiting ...