With Jim Harbaugh changing into the brand new head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers, it might imply former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will probably be again on an NFL sideline, however most likely not within the capability many anticipate.
Professional Soccer Speak’s Mike Florio recently suggested now that Harbaugh is in L.A., a reunion with Kaepernick might be on the desk, however maybe in an assistant teaching position.
Florio identified that Harbaugh needed to deliver Kaepernick on workers as a quarterbacks coach two seasons in the past when he was in discussions to turn into the top coach of the Minnesota Vikings.
Harbaugh’s unwavering assist of the 36-year-old QB isn’t new. Three years in the past, the coach was advocating for a crew to take an opportunity on the previous second-round choose, who threw for 8,415 yards, 50 touchdowns and 21 interceptions with a 25-14 document because the 49ers starter from 2011 to 2014 below Harbaugh when he was trying one in all his many NFL comebacks.
“My private opinion and actually recommendation to NFL groups is, there’s just one approach to reply these questions, one approach to discover out, and that’s Colin indicators someplace,” Harbaugh said at the time, through PFT. “My recommendation is he’d be value your time and that NFL crew will probably be very completely happy…Colin Kaepernick is a pal, he’s a brother, he’s an amazing teammate. I really like Colin. I feel he’s an unbelievably gifted soccer participant.”
Likewise, Kaepernick gave Harbaugh his vote of assist in early January — simply 4 days after Harbaugh led the Michigan Wolverines to their first nationwide title since 1997 — when it was being debated whether or not or not the 60-year-old coach would go away the school ranks to return to the NFL.
“Harbaugh is the one coach you name while you wish to compete for a championship,” Kaepernick told USA Today on Jan. 12. “Interval.”
Whereas it’s not identified if Kaepernick has any curiosity in swapping a helmet for a headset, so long as Harbaugh is operating the present with the Chargers, the chance is at all times there that Kaepernick might finally be again within the NFL.