In just his second season and several weeks after replacing Alex Smith as the team's quarterback, Kaepernick led the Niners back from a 17-0 first-half deficit to post an incredible win over the Atlanta Falcons and book his spot in the biggest game of the season.
The way in which he has taken the NFL by storm is not a dismissal of the Tim Tebow phenomenon of last year, the only difference being that Kaepernick is still alive and kicking, and has his team just one win away from championship glory.
And unlike Tebow, he'll finish taking the league by storm—winning the Super Bowl and picking up the Most Valuable Player award in the process.
Not convinced yet? Read on to see why Kaepernick is a lock for the MVP trophy and a championship ring in two weeks' time.