San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke used the Hall of Famer as an example when explaining his philosophy on pre-draft evaluation of wideouts.
For every handful of players from major colleges like Miami (Frank Gore), there's one from a place like Idaho (Mike Iupati), which is why the 49ers scouting department doesn't discount any potential NFL draftee.
Taylor Price caught up with ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan at the NFL Scouting Combine to discuss the 49ers biggest needs this offseason and how they might address them.
In looking back at the comments made by current members of the roster, it’s clear that many had a good grasp of what they were going to bring to their future employer.
Heath Evans and Solomon Wilcots project the top 10 picks of the 2014 NFL Draft after watching Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney and Blake Bortles showcase their skills in Indianapolis.
Daniel Jeremiah, Charles Davis, and Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden break down some of the more impressive defensive backs from the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.
Daniel Jeremiah talks with Paul Burmeister on what to expect on the final day of the combine and also lists some players to keep an eye out for.
Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah break down the wide receivers' combine performances and give you their top 5 receivers of the day. For all things 49ers Draft, go to www.49ers.com/draft