Because of Jim Harbaugh's "battlefield decision" to sit his starters, 49ers reserves had an opportunity to step up, and they did.
To examine the San Francisco 49ers 12-man NFL Draft class, 49ers.com checked in with a college coach of each pick. We continue our series with an Ohio State product.
San Francisco's coaching staff sat all but a handful of its starters with less than two weeks before the team's regular season opener, but backups made big plays.
Additionally, the 49ers placed running back Marcus Lattimore, fullback Trey Millard, cornerback Keith Reaser and guard Brandon Thomas on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List.
From the start of training camp on July 24 right up to the start of the regular season on Sept. 7, San Francisco 49ers team photographer Terrell Lloyd will be with the team every step of the way.
The San Francisco 49ers first-round draft pick sees himself as a hard-hitting safety, but he was in coverage at nickel cornerback when creating his first turnover as a pro.
The second-year tight end made no apologies for his eight-catch rookie season, but he was prepared to say sorry to the person struck by his celebratory spike.
In their second preseason game at their new home, San Francisco accomplished a lot of firsts against San Diego.
The veteran pass-catcher was wired for sound when he and the San Francisco 49ers practiced against his former team in Maryland. Mic'd Up is presented by Brocade.
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ian Williams spoke to the media Wednesday about coming back from his ankle injury, if he is feeling 100%, trying to replace Glenn Dorsey and more.
Aiming to crack the roster as a special teams contributor, the San Francisco 49ers wide out spoke highly of his new team after bouncing around last year.
The San Francisco 49ers linebacker said he has maintained his explosiveness while gaining 30 pounds since his last college season at South Florida.
The San Francisco 49ers guard and defensive tackle were wired for sound during the team's preseason opener in Baltimore at M&T Bank Stadium. Mic'd Up is presented by Brocade.
Before returning home to California, the San Francisco 49ers coach spoke to the media Monday about his first-round draft pick and how the rest of the team fared in Maryland.