SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 08: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers watches Blaine Gabbert #2 play quarterback during their game against the Atlanta Falcons at Levi's Stadium on November 8, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

One coach still believes in Colin Kaepernick: He'll "win championships"

At least one coach believes in Kaepernick.

Colin Kaepernick is still a free agent, but he has the support of at least one big name coach.

Of course, that coach also used to be on the sidelines with Kaepernick in San Francisco.

In an interview with Pro Football Talk, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said that he thinks Kaepernick is an "outstanding player" and that he believes any team that is willing to be patient with the young quarterback will have a ton of success in their future.

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"He'll have a great career and be a great quarterback, win championships," Harbaugh said in the interview.

Harbaugh is obviously coming from a position of past experience here, as Kaepernick was a big part of his 2012 49ers team that went to the Super Bowl. However, Kaepernick's performance on the field has fallen off since then, and he was bench multiple times in San Francisco in favor of Blaine Gabbert.

And all of that doesn't even get to the national anthem protests that sparked controversy last year, which apparently caused 60-percent of the league's general managers to say that they legitimately hated Kaepernick.

Kaepernick, at just 29, still has plenty of time to compete and try to win a title as a starting quarterback. Whether or not the NFL wants him to be, though, is another question altogether.