Colin Kaepernick has not performed in an NFL sport since Jan. 1, 2017.

But the previous San Francisco 49ers star who led the team to a Super Bowl is staying prepared and ready in case a team comes calling. He informed Ebony in an interview on Wednesday he’s still training.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands on the sector earlier than their NFL preseason soccer sport towards the Denver Broncos in San Francisco, California, Aug. 8, 2013.
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“Absolutely. I am still up at 5 a.m. training five, six days a week making sure I’m prepared to take a team to a Super Bowl again,” he stated. “That’s not something I will ever let go of, regardless of the actions of 32 teams and their partners to deny me employment. The same way I was persistent in high school is the same way I’m gonna be persistent here.

“And you’re gonna have to proceed to deny me and achieve this in a public manner. And you’re gonna expose your self by that, however it received’t be as a result of I’m not prepared or not ready.”

Colin Kaepernick at a special training event he created to provide greater access to scouts, the media and the public, at Charles. R. Drew High School in Riverdale, Georgia, Nov. 16, 2019. 

Colin Kaepernick at a particular training occasion he created to present higher entry to scouts, the media and the general public, at Charles. R. Drew High School in Riverdale, Georgia, Nov. 16, 2019. 
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Kaepernick stated he wasn’t going to sit round and watch for a possibility to get back into soccer, which is why he’s taken up different issues – the Know Your Rights Camp and a manufacturing cope with Disney and ESPN.

The former quarterback began a firestorm within the NFL throughout the 2016 season when he protested throughout the nationwide anthem. The demonstration sparked a wave in recent times with gamers from every kind of sports utilizing kneeling as a type of protest towards social injustice and racial discrimination.

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick arrives for a workout for NFL football scouts and media, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Riverdale, Georgia.

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick arrives for a exercise for NFL soccer scouts and media, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Riverdale, Georgia.
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Kaepernick had a exercise for a handful of groups in 2019 however was by no means ready to latch onto a team.