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Samson Ebukam has studied 49ers pass rusher Nick Bosa, hopes to steal a move or two

Mar 23, 2021 at 9:44 AM--

New San Francisco 49ers pass rusher Samson Ebukam describes his game as "aggressive" and "relentless." That fits in well with a defensive front that prides itself on frustrating opposing offenses. One of those aggressive defenders is third-year pass rusher Nick Bosa, who missed most of last season due to an ACL injury.

During a recent podcast interview, Keiana Martin of 49ers.com asked Ebukam to identify which new teammate he is most looking forward to working with.

"Bosa, for sure," Ebukam responded. "I've been watching him on film and am like, 'This is a technician. Let me see if I can steal one or two of his moves just to get to the quarterback faster.'"

Bosa only has one full NFL season under his belt but has already garnered the respect of a more experienced player like Ebukam.

Martin asked Ebukam to describe to fans what the 49ers are getting in him as a defender.

"I'm just a dude that just loves football," he said. "I want to show exactly what I've got because I didn't really get to showcase everything that I had (while) with the Rams. Right here, I feel like there's definitely a better opportunity for me to showcase that."

San Francisco signed Ebukam to a two-year, $12 million deal. The 25-year-old had 150 tackles, 14 sacks, and one interception in four seasons with the Rams, per Pro Football Reference.

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