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1. Endless Enthusiasm
Dykes also raved about his former pupil and credited Patton for helping him change the culture of Louisiana Tech's football program. "He practices with great enthusiasm and showed our team that it was fun to practice hard and compete every day," Dykes said. "He wants to please. Whatever coach Harbaugh wants him to do, he’s going to do with a smile on his face. That’s why he’ll have a great career in the NFL. He’s a mix of talent and determination."
>>Patton has backed up his promise of training this offseason with his quarterback.
>>We recently evaluated the team's upcoming competition to find a No. 3 wideout.
2. Harbaugh to the Links
Speaking of Harbaugh, the 49ers coach has agreed to take part in
>>Harbaugh recently compared his new stadium's grass to Augusta National Golf Club.
>>In honor of the upcoming Masters Tournament, Niners365 compared current 49ers to competitors in this year's Masters field.
3. Kaepernick's Mechanics.
With the NFL recently releasing start dates for offseason programs, it's now known when coaches can begin working with their players. CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco noted that
>>Harbaugh praised Kaepernick for training his mind and body.
>>Harbaugh also stated that his quarterback overcame a foot injury in 2013.
4. Around the NFL
The 49ers rank dead last in the NFL this offseason... in signing players from new teams. According to NFL.com, the 49ers rank 32nd in the league with two free agent additions (
>>Per ESPN's Adam Caplan, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger will participate in all QB drills during his Wednesday pro day.
>>Seahawks tight end Zach Miller said he took a pay cut because he wanted to stay in Seattle.