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Colin Kaepernick Holding Workout At Michigan: Fans React

Colin Kaepernick works out for NFL scouts.

RIVERDALE, GA - NOVEMBER 16: Colin Kaepernick looks to make a pass during a private NFL workout held at Charles R Drew high school on November 16, 2019 in Riverdale, Georgia. Due to disagreements between Kaepernick and the NFL the location of the workout was abruptly changed. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is set to hold an exhibition throwing event at halftime of tomorrow's Michigan spring game in Ann Arbor.

Several draft eligible players will participate in the event and NFL club personnel are permitted to attend, per ESPN NFL insider Field Yates.

The NFL world took to Twitter to react to this news. Some feel the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback deserves another shot in the league. "There’s not 32 backup QBs in this league that’s better than OG Kap and folks inside the league circles know it #FreeOGKap," one fan wrote. "Still a slap in the face, but I guess this is what he gotta do if he wants to play," another added.

Others aren't so convinced Kaepernick deserves a job in the NFL. Many fans brought up what happened last time he had a workout scheduled with the league. "I expect this will go as well as his last staged 'workout.' He doesn't want to play again, he wants to continue playing the victim," one fan suggested. "Not set in stone yet. He may change location 30 minutes before the event starts," another added.

Kaepernick, 34, hasn't played in an NFL game since January 2017. The former player turned social activist made several attempts to land another quarterback job over the past five years, but nothing ever stuck. He's been posting workout videos and training with some current NFL players this offseason with hopes of landing on a roster for the 2022 season.

It's unclear what kind of NFL scouting presence will be in attendance at tomorrow's event.