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AAF Co-Founder Reveals If The League Reached Out To Colin Kaepernick

colin kaepernick runs onto the field during an nfl game

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 27: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up during a game against the Miami Dolphins on November 27, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick has not played in the NFL since 2016. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback still has an ongoing collusion case against the league, alleging he's been blackballed because of his kneeling protest against police brutality.

However, it looks like Kaepernick may have piqued the interest of the Alliance of American Football (AAF), the new professional league that debuted last weekend. AAF co-founder Bill Polian is claiming the league reached out to Kaepernick.

Polian told The Athletic's Lindsay Jones that his fellow co-founder and league CEO Charlie Ebersol made an overture to Kaepernick. Polian didn't provide details of the conversation.

"I don't know what transpired, but he's obviously not playing," Polian said.

Polian added that he personally spoke with Tim Tebow, who declined an offer to participate in the league.

Tebow is currently preparing for his third season in the New York Mets' minor league system.

An Associated Press report has backed up Polian's statement that the league had a conversation with Kaepernick. According to the AP, Kaepernick asked for $20 million to play in the fledgling league.