47+ Best Colin Kaepernick Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Colin Rand Kaepernick is an American football quarterback who is a free agent. He played six seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League. Profoundly inspirational Colin Kaepernick quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Colin Kaepernick Quotes

Yes. I’ll continue to sit. I’m going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. To me, this is something that has to change. When there’s significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it’s supposed to represent, this country is representing people the way that it’s supposed to, I’ll stand. – Colin Kaepernick

I’m going to speak the truth when I’m asked about it. This isn’t for look. This isn’t for publicity or anything like that. This is for people that don’t have the voice. – Colin Kaepernick

America stands for freedom, liberty and justice for all. And it’s not happening for all right now. – Colin Kaepernick

For me, off the field, cartoons are something that can ease my mind and get me back into having fun and just relaxing. – Colin Kaepernick

I like the old-school Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoons. I’m talking Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Bugs Bunny and Marvin the Martian! – Colin Kaepernick

People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There are a lot things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for freedom, liberty and justice for all. And it’s not happening for all right now. – Colin Kaepernick

The support I’ve gotten from my teammates has been great. I think a lot of my teammates come from areas where this might be the situation. Their families might be put in this situation. It’s something that I’ve had a lot of people come up to me and say, ‘I really respect you for what you’re doing and what you’re standing for.’ So, to me that’s something that I know what I’m doing was right, and I know other people see what I’m doing is right, it’s something that we have to come together. We have to unite. We have to unify and make a change. – Colin Kaepernick

It was a conversation. They asked me to talk and just explain why I did what I did. And why I felt the way I felt. I had an open conversation with them. I told them why I felt that way and looked at things the way I do. A lot of it has to do with the history of the country and where we’re currently at. I opened it up to all my teammates. Come talk to me if you have any questions. If you want to understand what I’m thinking further, come talk to me. It shouldn’t be something that should be hidden. These conversations need to happen and can bring everybody closer. – Colin Kaepernick

I see myself as a quarterback who had the run the option for the offense to be successful. – Colin Kaepernick

I’m a Brewers fan. I was born in Milwaukee, so I’m all Wisconsin teams all day. – Colin Kaepernick

It’s not really pressures, unless you’re not prepared. – Colin Kaepernick

I was better at baseball, but I really loved football. – Colin Kaepernick

I was always a Favre fan. I was born in Wisconsin, and my whole family was Packers fans, so I grew up watching him. – Colin Kaepernick

I have to learn more in order to preserve my body. – Colin Kaepernick

I think people are really talking about it. Having conversations about how to make change. – Colin Kaepernick

There are a lot of other parts on this team that do great things to make it easy for me to go out there. – Colin Kaepernick

Score a touchdown, kiss your tattoo. Kaepernicking! – Colin Kaepernick

Camp Taylor is a foundation that I’m connected with right now, and anything I can do to help them and help those kids is something I want to do. – Colin Kaepernick

For me, I don’t really see a lot of the things I do as what I do, I see that as what our team does. It just happens to be that I’m the quarterback in those situations. – Colin Kaepernick

I was a Packers fan growing up, and just to see the way he played the game and how excited he was about it all the time, he’s my favorite. – Colin Kaepernick

Will Smith is a funny person, a very likable person, but at the same time he can be serious and really handle his business. I’ll stay away from talking about his rapping abilities, though. – Colin Kaepernick

I think people have put too much focus on me. I don’t think they realize the other weapons we have on this team. I don’t think they realize the great offensive line that we have. – Colin Kaepernick

You’re always going to be mad about a bad play. – Colin Kaepernick

It is really like a family. We are around each other more than we are around anybody else. The time we spend together, and the hard work we put in together, it is going to build a close team. – Colin Kaepernick

It’s important for people to know that I’m still focused on football… I’m handling my business to get ready for the next season. – Colin Kaepernick

Going out on the field frantic isn’t going to help you score points. You have to try to lead your team. – Colin Kaepernick

If intimidation is your game plan, I hope you have a better one. – Colin Kaepernick

People are dying in vain because America isn’t holding their end of the bargain up, as far as giving freedom and justice, liberty to everybody. That’s something that’s not happening. – Colin Kaepernick

We have to unite. We have to unify and make a change. – Colin Kaepernick

I have great respect for the men and women that have fought for the USA. I have family, I have friends that have gone and fought for this country. And they fight for freedom, they fight for the people, they fight for liberty and justice, for everyone. That’s not happening. – Colin Kaepernick

I’m going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. – Colin Kaepernick

There are people being murdered unjustly and not being held accountable. People are being given paid leave for killing people. That’s not right. That’s not right by anyone’s standards. – Colin Kaepernick

There are a lot of things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. – Colin Kaepernick

There is police brutality. People of color have been targeted by police. – Colin Kaepernick

You have people that practice law and are lawyers and go to school for eight years, but you can become a cop in six months and don’t have to have the same amount of training as a cosmetologist. That’s insane. Someone that’s holding a curling iron has more education and more training than people that have a gun and are going out on the street to protect us. – Colin Kaepernick

Pressure comes from a lack of preparation. – Colin Kaepernick

If we reach common ground, and can understand what everybody’s going through, we can really affect change. And make sure that everyone is treated equally and has the same freedom. – Colin Kaepernick

You have Hillary Clinton who has called black teens or black kids super predators, you have Donald Trump who’s openly racist. We have a presidential candidate who has deleted emails and done things illegally and is a presidential candidate. That doesn’t make sense to me because if that was any other person you’d be in prison. – Colin Kaepernick

There are things that have gone on in the USA for years and years and have never been addressed, and they need to be. – Colin Kaepernick

God has brought me this far. He has laid out a phenomenal path for me. And I can’t do anything but thank him. – Colin Kaepernick

I can’t look in the mirror and see people dying on the street that should have the same opportunities that I’ve had. And say ‘You know what? I can live with myself.’ Because I can’t if I just watch. – Colin Kaepernick

I just want to improve game to game and try to get better. – Colin Kaepernick

If you want to understand what I’m thinking further, come talk to me. It shouldn’t be something that should be hidden. These conversations need to happen and can bring everybody closer. – Colin Kaepernick

Being an NFL quarterback there’s a lot of advantages that come with it. There are a lot of doors that open when you’re a quarterback but at the same time there’s a lot of scrutiny. There are a lot of things you can’t do as well. – Colin Kaepernick

I’ve seen videos, I’ve seen circumstances where men and women that have been in the military have come back and been treated unjustly by the country they have fought for, and have been murdered by the country they fought for, on our land. That’s not right. – Colin Kaepernick

There’s a lot of things that need to change, a lot of different issues that need to be addressed. – Colin Kaepernick

Something you’re aware of being a quarterback coming here-you have expectations, and you want to live up to those. – Colin Kaepernick

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