The San Francisco 49ers 2016 NFL Draft selections

Apr 30, 2016 at 3:53 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers addressed numerous positions in the 2016 NFL Draft. Six of their 11 selections were offensive players. On offense, they selected three offensive lineman, including two tackles, sending a strong statement to former 49ers OT Anthony Davis.

They also selected a wide receiver, a running back, and a quarterback. However, it wasn't any of the quarterbacks that were expected. Colin Kaepernick remains on the team and talks between the 49ers and the Broncos are reportedly dead now that Denver has rookie QB Paxton Lynch on their roster.

On defense, the 49ers addressed the defensive line by drafting two ends. They also selected three cornerbacks.

Below is a complete list of the 49ers 2016 selections, in the order that they were drafted. You can click on each name for more information on each selection.

DeForest Buckner (DE)
Round 1, Pick 7
College: Oregon
Height: 6-7
Weight: 291 lbs
40-Time: 5.05

Joshua Garnett (OG)
Round 1, Pick 28
College: Stanford
Height: 6-4
Weight: 312 lbs
40-Time: 5.32

Will Redmond (CB)
Round 3, Pick 5
College: Mississippi St.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 182 lbs

Rashard Robinson (CB)
Round 4, Pick 35
College: LSU
Height: 6-1
Weight: 171 lbs
40-Time: 4.49

Ronald Blair (DE)
Round 5, Pick 3
College: Appalachian St.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 284 lbs
40-Time: 5.15

John Theus (OT)
Round 5, Pick 6
College: Georgia
Height: 6-6
Weight: 313 lbs
40-Time: 5.22

Fahn Cooper (OT)
Round 5, Pick 37
College: Mississippi
Height: 6-4
Weight: 303 lbs
40-Time: 5.17

Jeff Driskel (QB)
Round 6, Pick 32
College: Louisiana Tech
Height: 6-4
Weight: 234 lbs
40-Time: 4.56

Kelvin Taylor (RB)
Round 6, Pick 36
College: Florida
Height: 5-10
Weight: 207 lbs
40-Time: 4.60

Aaron Burbridge (WR)
Round 6, Pick 38
College: Michigan St.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 206 lbs
40-Time: 4.56

Prince Charles Iworah (CB)
Round 7, Pick 28
College: Western Kentucky
Height: 5-9
Weight: 192





More San Francisco 49ers News



Film from the Field House: Five Plays Kyle Shanahan Will Call for the San Francisco 49ers in Week 1

By Bret Rumbeck
Sep 10, 2020

A long time ago, I thought the most unprecedented event in the sports world was Game 3 of the 1989 World Series getting pushed back ten days due to an earthquake. Sports will find a way to endure - through earthquakes, war, a global pandemic and if professional football is played before a couch-bound audience. The San Francisco 49ers will play sloppy football Sunday, but the other NFL franchises will join them. Remember it's been nine months - if not longer - since players were on the field in a live football contest. Forty-Niner head coach Kyle Shanahan will have his men ready for Sunday afternoon, even if the game turns into a sludgy swamp of mental errors, blown coverages, and missed assignments. Indeed, the other 31 coaches in the league are

Read the Full Article


San Francisco 49ers vs Arizona Cardinals odds and pick - Week 1, 2020

By Winston Chung
Sep 10, 2020

Civil unrest, COVID-19, wildfires and subsequent apocalyptic skies could not prevent America's favorite pastime or the defending NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers from returning to the field this fall, and Niners Empire will be excited for the home opener against the retooled Arizona Cardinals this Sunday, even if its members will not be permitted in the stadium. Here we discuss the odds and analysis from a betting perspective. When: Sunday September 13th, 2020 at 1:25pm (FOX) Where: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California Line: 49ers -7, o/u 48 Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Kyler Murray enters his second year with the addition of elite and now very rich receiver DeAndre Hopkins,

Read the Full Article


San Francisco 49ers at New York Jets odds and pick - Week 2, 2020

By Winston Chung
Sep 16, 2020

Whether it was the lack of a pre-season, practicing in smoke-filled skies or a real Super Bowl hangover, the San Francisco 49ers appeared to be out of sync in their 20-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1. Now cornerback Richard Sherman has been placed on IR as the Niners head to the East Coast for a 10:00 am PT start against the New York Jets on Sunday. Here we discuss the odds and analysis from a betting perspective. When: Sunday September 20th, 2020 at 10:00am PT (FOX) Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey Line: 49ers -7, o/u

Read the Full Article

Featured

More Featured Stories

Trending News

More News
Share 49erswebzone