Originally posted by AmpLee:
While MD was certainly right about JJ Watt being a force, he was wrong on his assessment of Smith. But what I'm most excited about was how wrong he was about Kaep. This guy looks to have the tools to be a dominant force at the QB position for years to come. He's got elite size, speed, arm strength. Coupled with intelligence, accuracy, leadership, and humbleness, this guy could be the steal of the draft. I'm really surprised since RGIII and Cam Newton garnered the exact same superlatives, and that we were fortunate enough to land Kaep in the second round. What a home-run. Looks like Baalke knew what he was doing after all.
Remember that poll about who was going to be the best quarterback in that draft class.
At the time, the response--overwhelming in support of Kaepernick--looked like pure homer fantasy.
In reality, it probably was mostly pure homer fantasy, but dam sometimes fantasies do actually come true.
It sure looks like Baalke is an astute evaluator of football players.