Alright folks. This is going to be quick. Won't have time for the normal write-ups until closer to the draft, so bear with me on this one. Here we go....
1. Marquise Lee-WR-USC, 6-0 195 4.49*
While I'd love to land Watkins, I don't see us giving up what would be needed to snag him. Lee reminds me a little bit of Torry Holt. Although Holt may have been faster. Lee is more quick than fast, although he does have good speed. Simply put, we cannot have the situation we have right now if a receiver goes down. We need guys that can step in an contribute.
2. Justin Gilbert-CB-Oklahoma State, 6-0 200 4.52
Ballhawk. Fearless tackler. Great return man. Versatile. Playmaker. Would not be surprised if a team selected him in the first if he has a great combine.
2. Ed Stinson-DE-Alabama, 6-3 292 4.87
McDonald has struggled with injuries at times and Justin is running out of time. Stinson has a very balanced skill set and can create havoc in both disrupting the run and the pass. Knows the 3-4 as well coming from Saban's consistently dominant Alabama defense.
3. Ahmad Dixon-SS-Baylor, 6-0 205 4.55
Still just cracking his potential, and we know how Baalke love's high potential guys. Dixon fits the Whitner mold of a destroyer in the secondary.
3. Tyler Larsen-C-Utah State, 6-3 312 5.17
Durable, incredibly smart, and athletic. Fits our scheme well. Could play all three interior positions, but primarily compete at center.
3. Josh Mauro-DE-Stanford, 6-6 282 4.98
We love long-armed players. Mauro is one of those, and is a great run stuffer who has a knack for making plays at the line. Would likely replace Dobbs.
4. Chris Burnette-OG-Georgia, 6-2 315 5.23
Again, with Iupati having battled injuries and Snyder and Goodwin possible contract departures (on top of our struggles along the OL), we must continue to bolster the trenches.
5. Daniel McCullers-NT-Tennessee, 6-6 351 5.18
No doubt, McCullers is a big, strong kid. But he will be a one-trick pony who is a role player only. He has the power to be a run-stuffing specialist, but that's about it. Hard for teams to want to draft a guy like this before the 4th round unless they've shown something extra. McCullers may not make it here, but it's hard to imagine him going any higher than the late 3rd at best.
6. Keon Lyn-CB-Syracuse, 6-1 201 4.46 +
Big, physical corner with great closing speed. Falls due to an injury. Good tackler, and was regarded as the best cover corner on the team. Low risk, high reward here.
7. Spencer Long-OG-Nebraska, 6-4 315 5.16 +
Another 49ers injury special. Take a chance on a potential big time performer who had a bad injury. Low risk, high reward again.
7. Allen Hurns-WR-Miami, 6-2 195 4.56
Productive. Deep threat. Very, very good blocker. One of the most underrated prospects right now in my opinion. Game speed much faster than timed speed, based on what I've witnessed. Has 800+ yards with 5 TDs in one of the major conferences.
7. Marcus Whitfield-OLB-Maryland, 6-2 255 4.78
Currently leads his team in sacks (8) and tackles for loss (13). Another pass-rushing prospect.
7. Garret Gilbert-QB-SMU, 6-3 228 4.78
This wouldn't be a 49ers draft without another project QB, would it?