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49ers Looking at DE/OLB Aaron Morgan, Louisiana Monroe

Matt Barrows: Nat'l Football Post reports that Niners work out Louisiana Monroe OLB-DE Aaron Morgan.

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Louisiana-Monroe hybrid pass rusher Aaron Morgan conducted a private workout today for the San Francisco 49ers, according to a source close to the program with knowledge of the situation.

Morgan has recovered from a pulled hamstring that prevented him from running the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day workout.

At NFL teams' request, Morgan recently ran his time trial again at Speed Works and turned in a 4.74 clocking. It was recorded on a video. He also posted a 6.84 in the three-cone drill and a 4.21 in the 20-yard shuttle. Morgan is a sleeper who's gaining some buzz in NFL scouting circles.

Monroe is a 'tweener outside linebacker-defensive end who was named first-team All-Sun Belt Conference. And his impressive workout numbers stack up favorably with many of the top defensive end-linebacker draft prospects.

The 6-foot-4, 242-pounder has run between 4.68 and 4.72 seconds in the past. He bench presses 375 pounds. And he has bench pressed 225 pounds 26 times, posted a 40 1/2 inch vertical leap, a 10-07 broad jump, a 4.13 short shuttle and a 7.14 three-cone drill.

Morgan has been drawing interest form the New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys and the Cincinnati Bengals.

Last season, Morgan registered nine sacks, also posting 17 tackles for losses, 52 tackles and one interception.For his career, Morgan posted 22 sacks.Against the University of Texas, he posted five tackles, one sack and one tackle for loss.
He recorded seven tackles and two sacks against Arizona State.

[ Edited by PTulini on Apr 6, 2010 at 14:00:26 ]
What round is he projected to go in?
Originally posted by Niners23:
What round is he projected to go in?

Later rounds. Could be a possible UDFA.
good looking athlete, good story to go along with it... I wish the best for the kid.
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