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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Helps Young Fashion Designer

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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of a divisional playoff NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    After beating the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick stepped to the podium to field questions from the media decked out in a red vest and backwards hat.

    Critics were quick to pounce on Kap’s flipped lid, but they missed the entire point of his wardrobe.

    The vest was designed by a 13-year-old named Jeremiah Jones.  The seventh grade fashion aficionado from Los Angeles is a big 49ers fan and founder of JYoungin, an up-and-coming clothing brand. Jones sent Kaepernick the vest after learning they both have November birthdays.

    Read more at Casey Pratt's Field of Teams blog.