ESPN's Kiper and McShay: 49ers Will Select First-round WR

The NFL Network draft analyst has shared his top 50 draft prospects prior to the 2015 Scouting Combine.

In his latest mock draft, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. has chosen Central Florida junior wide receiver Breshad Perriman as the San Francisco 49ers 15th overall pick. He remains consistent in thinking that the 49ers will select a pass-catcher in the first-round. Kiper chose West Virginia wideout Kevin White for the 49ers in his first mock draft

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has also chosen wide receivers for the 49ers in his two mocks. He started with Michigan's Devin Funchess and now has Ohio State's Devin Smith going to the red and gold. 

The trend extends beyond ESPN. A wide receiver seems to be the popular choice for the 49ers first pick in mocks around the web

The 49ers currently have nine wide receivers on their roster, with former first-round pick Michael Crabtree set to be a free agent this offseason.

The Faithful will be paying close attention to the wide receiver group at next week's Scouting Combine. According to NFL Media draft analyst Mike Mayock, these are the top five prospects at the position.

  1. White, West Virginia 
    2. Amari Cooper, Alabama 
    3. DeVante Parker, Louisville 
    4. Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri 
  2. Funchess, Michigan 

Here is a full list of the receivers invited. 

Nelson Agholor, USC 
Mario Alford, West Virginia 
Dres Anderson, Utah 
Kenny Bell, Nebraska 
Da'Ron Brown, Northern Illinois 
Kaelin Clay, Utah 
Sammie Coates, Auburn 
Chris Conley, Georgia 
Amari Cooper, Alabama 
Jamison Crowder, Duke 
Davaris Daniels, Notre Dame 
Devante Davis, UNLV 
Geremy Davis, Connecticut 
Titus Davis, Central Michigan 
Stefon Diggs, Maryland 
Phillip Dorsett, Miami (Fla.) 
Funchess, Michigan 
Antwan Goodley, Baylor 
Dorial Green-Beckham, Oklahoma 
Rashad Greene, Florida State 
Rannell Hall, Central Florida 
Justin Hardy, East Carolina 
Josh Harper, Fresno State 
Christion Jones, Alabama 
Dezmin Lewis, Central Arkansas 
Tony Lippett, Michigan State 
Tyler Lockett, Kansas State 
Deon Long, Maryland 
Donatella Luckett, Harding 
Vince Mayle, Washington State 
Tre McBride, William & Mary 
Ty Montgomery, Stanford 
Keith Mumphery, Michigan State 
J.J. Nelson, Alabama-Birmingham 
DeVante Parker, Louisville 
Perriman, Cental Florida 
Ezell Ruffin, San Diego State 
DeAndre Smelter, Georgia Tech 
Smith, Ohio State 
Jaelen Strong, Arizona State 
Darren Waller, Georgia Tech 
DeAndrew White, Alabama 
White, West Virginia 
Cam Worthy, East Carolina

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