Colin Kaepernick, Jim Harbaugh’s latest quarterback, sounds a lot like Todd Mortensen, Jim Harbaugh’s first quarterback. The common thread? They both love football as much as, well, Jim Harbaugh.
In last week’s blog (click here), I included some of Mortensen’s thoughts on the offense. But he said much more about playing in the system and playing for Harbaugh. It was good stuff — so good that I’ve included a transcript below featuring the highlights of the 30-minute conversation.
Before Josh Johnson and before Andrew Luck, there was Todd Mortensen, Harbaugh’s first quarterback during his first season as a head coach.