Football season is just around the corner, that time of year when the thoughtful local fan jump-starts his or her dormant gridiron brain and returns to the mulling of passer ratings, the 3-4 defense and, above all else, the fashion choices of the stars.

For instance, take this certain tattooed local quarterback reigning supreme as the height of casual elegance in a stunning yellow cardigan by Levi’s. (Shorts by Nike Pro Combat, watch by Rolex).


And here he is getting ready to unleash one of his laserlike passes (sweater by Michael Kors, sweatpants by Michael Bastia).

Now that your appetite has been whetted, check out the rest of the September issue of GQ photo shoot, the cover story, and video


Of course, we’ll be devoting the full resources of KQED News to covering Kaepernick in the upcoming season — unless he sucks, of course, and we drop him like a hot potato molded in the form of Alex Smith.

Some of our previous posts on the QB here …


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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