Colin Kaepernick is the “shiny new toy” of the sports world, based on his record-breaking performance vs. the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. Although this season marks his first real game action, this is actually Colin’s second season in the NFL. Prior to the Niners, he was the QB at the University of Nevada.
Looking to capitalize on Colin’s NFL success, Nevada is trying to profit from Kaepernick by offering San Francisco 49ers incentives to those who buy tickets to Nevada football games, according to USA Today Sports.
Interesting that they’re making money off of Colin, but he wasn’t able to do the same in reverse when he was a student-athlete there. But hey, this is America, right?
They announced Monday that anyone who purchases or renews at [least] two season tickets will be eligible to win up to four tickets and pregame field passes to the 49ers’ 2013 season opener.
Kaepernick passed for 262 yards and ran for an NFL-playoff-record 181 in Saturday’s win over Green Bay.
While at Nevada, he became the only player in NCAA history with three seasons of 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing.