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San Francisco 49ers 2024 Mock Draft

Similar to the Philadelphia Eagles, the San Francisco 49ers are known for building around stout front lines. I would expect GM John Lynch to follow his normal recipe. After another Super Bowl appearance, and loss to Kansas City, let’s see which players could help to get them back.

San Francisco 49ers 2024 Mock Draft

1-31: Braden Fiske, DL, Florida State

Speaking of stout lines, Fiske would be a fun fit in the Bay. He possesses notable athleticism and would help a line that suffered some loss in free agency with the key departures of Javon Kinlaw and Arik Armstead. Not to say he will be a legendary Hall-of-Famer like Aaron Donald, but he did record a better short shuttle time than AD.

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2-63: Kingsley Suamataia, OT, BYU

Heading to the other side of the ball, there were some big holes on the right side of the line this year. If they want continued success with Purdy they need to shore that up. Suamita has the size and speed to help aid the right side. 

3-94: Max Melton, CB, Rutgers

Per reports, San Francisco has met with the cornerback multiple times. Possesses versatility so that way Sorenson can retool the struggling secondary. In 2023, Melton had 32 total tackles and three picks. He ran a 4.39 40. 

His Rutgers Head Coach Greg Schiano, a former NFL HC, had this to say of Melton: “He plays inside, he plays outside. He’s a great special teams player. And he loves football and he’s a good person.”

4-124 (via Dallas): Curtis Jacobs, LB, Penn State

With Dre Greenlaw recovering from a torn Achilles, an athletic backer like Jacobs fits the mold. His experience surely helps. The upside is there and by round four, this is great value. Penn State historically produces some ATHLETES.

4-132: Luke McCaffrey, WR, Rice

This one is fun to imagine: reuniting brothers Luke and Christian in the same uniform. There is a need for another option at wide receiver as the future of holding on to Aiyuk looks iffy at best. Lynch knows his character is not an issue and is a project that would pay dividends. McCaffrey only has two seasons under his belt at receiver (formerly played quarterback) but excels at contested catches.

4-135: Ben Sinnott, TE, Kansas State

Yes-back to back skill players! The classic Shanahan system depends on playmakers. Sinnott isn’t afraid to block. He catches anything that comes his way and can be a real threat with possession of the football. Also, he tested well at Combine. Kittle isn’t going to be around forever so its time to reload at tight end.

5-176: Malik Mustapha, S, Wake Forest

If he were to fall to the end of the fifth round, it would be worth the gamble to grab Mustapha out of Wake Forest. He does not have the most ideal size, but definitely can be an impact player in the secondary and also contribute on special teams.

6-211: Myles Cole, EDGE, Texas Tech

Defensive Line Coach Kris Kocurek would have a field day with the former Red Raider. Cole has a LOT of potential with the right molding and tested well at the Combine.

6-215: Hunter Nourzad, C, Penn State

Versatile lineman, come on down! Nourzad’s versatility to play anywhere on the line would be a steal in round six. Being athletic at his size (6’3 and 320 pounds) does not hurt when combined with his elevated football IQ.

As always, let us know your thoughts @DraftCountdown or directly to me @MirdaSheWrote on X! Let’s hear from #BangBangNinerGang!

 

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