Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers is one of the four quarterbacks being featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated this upcoming week. The issue is a four cover, regional series that features Kaepernick, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Russell Wilson. Each of the young signal callers are compared to a Super Bowl winning quarterback of the past, showing ways in which the past can be a prologue to the future.
The Kaepernick cover issue features a story in which SI writer Austin Murphy details why the current 49ers’ quarterback is the new Steve Young. The issue will hit news stands September 2nd.