25 San Francisco 49ers nicknames you should know

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For one reason or another people often associate others with nicknames. Some may be given at birth while others were given by family or friends over a period of time. Whatever the case may be, odds are we all know someone that is best known for his nickname and the San Francisco 49ers players are no different. From QB Colin Kaepernick to second-year CB Darryl Morris many of the team’s players have nicknames that they have come to love. So without further ado, here are the nicknames of the 49ers players in no particular order.

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1. QB Colin Kaepernick– For the record it’s “Kap” not “Kaep”

2. RB Frank Gore– “Inconvenient Truth”

3. RB Carlos Hyde- “El Guapo”

4. FB Bruce Miller– “Bruuuuuuce”



5. WR Anquan Boldin– “Q”

6. WR Michael Crabtree– “King Crab”

7. WR Quinton Patton– “7-11” given by us here at NinerFans.com.

8. TE Vernon Davis– “VD” or “Duke”

9. C Marcus Martin– “Double M’s” or “M&M”



10. G Alex Boone– “Rhino”

11. G Mike Iupati– “The Throwin’ Samoan”

12. T Joe Staley– known for “The Joe Show”

13. T Anthony Davis– “Bam”

14. T Jonathan Martin– “J-Mart”

15. DE Justin Smith– “Cowboy”

16. DE Cornellius Carradine– “Tank”



17. ILB Navorro Bowman– “Bow”

18. ILB Patrick Willis– “Pat”

19. CB Chris Culliver– “Cully” or “Cully in the house”

20. CB Tramaine Brock– “T-Brock”

21. CB Darryl Morris– “D-Mo”

22. FS Raymond Ventrone– “Bubba”

23. DC Vic Fangio– “Fang”

24. OC Greg Roman– “G-Ro”

25. Strength Coach Mark Uyeyama– “Uye”

Ryan is the Founder/CEO of NinerFans.com, 49ers Beat Writer, Live Game Day Correspondent for Bleacher Report and member of Pro Football Writers of America. Born and raised in San Jose, he also graduated from San Diego State University. His work has been featured on NFL Network, 95.7 The Game, National Football Post, Sports Illustrated, FanSided Network, ESPN Radio, CBS Sports 810, and NBC Bay Area News. For more information, please contact him via email at ryan@NinerFans.com or call him at (408) 622-0996.