placeholder image

RVR Photos-USA TODAY Sports


Round 1, Pick 9: 49ers select Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey

Apr 26, 2018 at 6:05 PM--


Videos are auto-populated by an affiliate. This site has no control over the videos that appear above.
With the ninth-overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Notre Dame tackle Mike McGlinchey.

The 6-foot-8, 315-pound McGlinchey has experience at both tackle spots during his time at Notre Dame. In three years with the Fighting Irish, McGlinchey started 39 straight games. With McGlinchey at left tackle in 2017, Notre Dame had the third-best rushing offense in the nation in yards per carry (6.25) and the seventh-best in rushing yards per game (269.3).

McGlinchey ranked as the nation's top run-blocking offensive tackle last season and the third-best overall.

At the NFL Scouting Combine, the 6-foot-8 and 309-pound McGlinchey had a vertical jump of 28.5 inches, a broad jump of 105 inches, and had 24 reps in the bench press. Other measurables for McGlinchey include an arm length of 34 inches and hands that measure 10 inches.

NFL.com projected McGlinchey to be a first-round draft pick.



ESPN's analysis of McGlinchey following the selection:

"McGlinchey is our top tackle, but ninth overall was a little early to draft him, especially considering that the 49ers have more pressing needs. Left tackle Joe Staley turns 34 in August and right tackle Trent Brown is coming off season-ending shoulder surgery, so making sure they give quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo sound protection is critical."

Lance Zierlein of NFL.com, who compares McGlinchey to Jared Veldheer, wrote the following about McGlinchey within his scouting report:

"McGlinchey will need to add more strength and mass to his athletic frame in order to hold up against NFL power, but his technique and instincts are pro-ready. He could be a polarizing prospect based on inconsistencies from his tape, but he gets guys blocked at a much higher rate than he loses his rep. McGlinchey should become an early starter at either tackle position, but his ability to handle bull rushers and power at the point of attack will define the type of career he has."

Tony Pauline of Draft Analyst wrote the following the following about McGlinchey within his scouting report:

"McGlinchey was a terrific college left tackle who has the size, strength and attitude to eventually start on the right side at the next level."

Measurables


Height: 6-8
Weight: 309 lbs.
Arm length: 34 inches
Hand length: 10 inches

NFL Scouting Combine


Vertical: 28.5 inches
Broad jump: 105 inches
Bench press: 24 reps

Related News





Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News


placeholder image

Feldman Has 49ers Selecting an Offensive Tackle in the First Round

By Kraz Greinetz
Apr 7

Bruce Feldman of The Athletic has released his first round mock draft, complete with insights from opposing college coaches about every prospect. Like many mock drafts, Feldman's has the Niners addressing the O-Line in the first round. Feldman thinks the Niners will select Georgia offensive tackle Amarius Mims with the No. 31 overall pick. Mims, a 6-foot-8, 340-pound junior, is a popular pick for the Niners in mock drafts,


placeholder image

ESPN's Barnwell: 49ers trading up in Round 1 to draft a cornerback 'could make sense'

By David Bonilla
Apr 8

The San Francisco 49ers currently hold the No. 31 overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft. While many expect them to address the offensive line, given their recent focus on defense in free agency, ESPN's Bill Barnwell suggests a different approach. He advocates for the 49ers to use their first-round pick on a cornerback and potentially trade up to secure the right talent. Trading up wouldn't be out of character for the Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch regime. The last time the 49ers owned the No. 31 overall pick, they surrendered two more selections to move up to No. 25 overall, where they drafted wide receiver Brandon


placeholder image

49ers address both sides of the ball in latest Kiper 2-round mock draft

By David Bonilla
Apr 10

The San Francisco 49ers have overhauled their defensive line in free agency, bidding farewell to defensive tackle Arik Armstead and defensive end Chase Young while bolstering their ranks with the signings of defensive ends Leonard Floyd and Yetur Gross-Matos. Additionally, they acquired defensive tackle Maliek Collins via trade. Having focused primarily on the defensive side of the ball in free agency, the 49ers are widely anticipated to turn their attention to the offensive side in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft. Long-standing ESPN analyst Mel Kiper unveiled his latest mock draft, this


placeholder image

Six worst first-round draft picks in 49ers' history

By Marc Adams
7 hrs

It is less than two weeks away from the 2024 NFL Draft, and the San Francisco 49ers finally have a first-round draft pick, after not having one the last two years. Who will they select? Will it be a defensive player? An offensive player? They could use help on the offensive line and in the secondary and defensive line. And they may also have multiple holes to fill a year from now. Either way, the 49ers need to hit on these draft picks, especially in the early rounds, where they haven't always been at their best. John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan have some first-round misses, like DT Solomon Thomas and LB Rueben Foster. But are those the worst first-round picks in team history? Neither made this list, though some will argue that Thomas should be on it, mainly because he was taken


Latest

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone