Two days before the draft, Kaepernick was honored at a New York gala as one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
The weekend of the draft, Kaepernick donated custom-made suits at a parole office in Queens, for those who are leaving incarceration, homelessness or victimization and need them to help them get jobs.
Last weekend in Chicago, he held another Know Your Rights camp, like the one he held in Oakland last season, to educate youths about, among other things, their legal rights when encountering law enforcement. Former 49ers teammate Eric Reid, who joined him in his anthem protests last season, also joined him at the camp.
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Courtland Sutton, WR, SMU: Sutton decided to return to SMU for his redshirt junior season. The 6-4, 215-pound Sutton caught 76 passes for 1,246 yards and 10 touchdowns last year to earn first-team All-American Athletic Conference honors.
Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville: The 2016 Heisman Trophy winner put up video game numbers as a sophomore and will look to prove himself as college football’s top quarterback this season. He’s 6-3, 205 pounds and will likely declare for the draft with another stellar season.
Sam Hubbard, DE, Ohio State: Hubbard started as a true freshman in 2015 and has 16 1/2 tackles for loss and 10 sacks in two seasons. He’s a 6-5, 266-pound defensive end Cheap New Zealand Warriors Jerseys with flexibility to play as either a 4-3 or 3-4 end.
Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama: Ridley will have to be more consistent as a pass catcher, but the 6-1, 188-pound receiver does have elite NFL ability. He caught 72 passes last year and has 161 receptions for 1,814 yards and 14 scores in two seasons for the Tide.