placeholder image

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


49ers sign first-round pick DeForest Buckner

May 6, 2016 at 10:22 AM


Videos are auto-populated by an affiliate. This site has no control over the videos that appear above.
The San Francisco 49ers have signed one of their two first-round selections. DE DeForest Buckner has signed his contract with the team, per Rand Getlin of NFL Network.


During his last two seasons with the Ducks, Buckner had 164 tackles, 30 for a loss, with 14.5 sacks. He had 232 career college tackles and 18 sacks for Oregon, per sports-reference.com. He is reunited with Chip Kelly, now the head coach of the 49ers and who happens to be the man that recruited him to Oregon before leaving for the NFL. He will help bookend a defensive line that includes last year's top selection Arik Armstead, also from Oregon.

RELATED Draft Grades: DeForest Buckner selection praised, Joshua Garnett grades mixed

The other player selected in the same round was OG Joshua Garnett out of Stanford.

Below is the estimate that salary cap tracking site Spotrac.com had for Buckner's draft slot.

Total Value: $18,190,995
Signing Bonus: $11,429,814
2016 Cap Hit: $3,307,454
Enjoy this article? Follow us to never miss more!

Powered by Follow.it


Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News


placeholder image

Patriots offered a 2nd-round pick for 49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk

By David Bonilla
13 hrs

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk recently revealed that five teams had contacted the San Francisco 49ers around the draft to inquire about Brandon Aiyuk, all willing to meet his contract demands. At the time, those demands were believed to be around $28 million annually....


placeholder image

49ers reporter predicts which six wide receivers make team's 53-man roster

By Marc Adams
Jul 14

It's almost time for NFL training camps to begin. San Francisco 49ers rookies report this coming week, with the veterans reporting the following week. It's a time when camp battles begin heating up and discussions ensue about which players will make the final 53-man roster. One...


placeholder image

CBS Sports picks recent Shanahan call as 49ers' biggest do-over of all-time

By David Bonilla
Jul 13

The San Francisco 49ers have a storied history of success, but certain plays linger in fans' minds as moments they'd want to redo. There is Roger Craig's fumble in the NFC Championship Game on January 20, 1991, preventing the 49ers from becoming the first team to win three...


placeholder image

49ers Trade Possibility: Pass on a Lamborghini for Davante's Inferno

By Jon Opelt
Jul 13

Brandon Aiyuk contends the 49ers want their star wide receiver on the cheap, and he's having none of it. San Francisco retains Aiyuk's services in 2024 on a fifth-year option that guarantees him $14.1 million, but Aiyuk contends he should be paid much more, commensurate with...


Latest

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone