Report: Kaepernick turns down invitations to Oscars

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) reacts after throwing an incomplete pass during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. The Ravens won 34-31. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 25, 2013 10:13:29 AM PST
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is shying away from the spotlight just weeks after his first Super Bowl appearance.

The Sacramento Bee reports Kaepernick received invitations to both the Grammys and the Oscars, but turned them down. He's also apparently been offered a book deal. Instead though, Kaepernick is training in Atlanta. His workouts usually start at 8 a.m. and last until the late afternoon. Kaepernick's father says his son is in Atlanta because he would never get anything done if he stayed closer to home.

Kaepernick is a native of Turlock.


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