Who Are the 49ers 5 Undrafted WR Signings?

The San Francisco 49ers signed nine players as undrafted free agents.

The staff here at 49ers.com has written at length about the team's 2015 draft class.

But what do we know about the players who the San Francisco 49ers signed as undrafted free agents?

The first thing that jumped out is that the club brought in five additional wide receivers.

The 49ers drafted a wideout in the fourth round, DeAndre Smelter, but he is recovering from an ACL tear and may or may not play as a rookie. So it makes sense that the team added to its depth at the position.

To learn more about the five new wideouts (DeAndrew White, Dres Anderson, Issac Blakeney, DiAndre Campbell and Darius Davis), we created a brief introductory bio for each player.

DeAndrew White, Alabama

2014 stats: 40 receptions, 504 yards and four touchdowns.

Size: 6-0, 191 pounds.

Scouting report: "He is quick enough and athletic enough to find the open spaces and make yards after the catch. While his injury history could very well be a draft deterrent, White's talent should get him a look and give him a shot to make a team. He might have to return kicks to prove his worth early on." – NFL.com

Notes: Playing opposite of fourth overall pick Amari Cooper, White didn't garner quite the same notoriety for the Crimson Tide. His collegiate career was also hurt by injuries, most significantly an ACL tear in 2012. Still, his speed and strong hands have him being compared to Kansas City Chiefs wieout Donnie Avery. NFL.com lists White as one of the top-5 undrafted free-agent signings in the league.

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Dres Anderson, Utah

2013 stats: 53 receptions, 1,002 yards and seven touchdowns.

Size: 6-2, 190 pounds.

Scouting report: "Possesses eye-catching second gear to separate in space. Players bigger than listed size. Aggressive, effective run blocker. Doesn't fear the middle of the field. Anderson flashes great play speed when the ball is in the air and has the intangibles to become a good backup with low-end starting potential." – NFL.com

Notes: Anderson likely would have been a mid-round pick but fell down many draft boards after suffering a meniscus tear in his left knee last October. He is the son of 12-year NFL wideout Willie "Flipper" Anderson, who owns the NFL record for receiving yards in one game at 336. The younger Anderson could see reps as a kick returner for the 49ers.

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Issac Blakeney, Duke

2014 stats: 47 receptions, 559 yards and seven touchdowns.

Size: 6-6, 225 pounds.

Scouting report: "He was a reserve tight end when he finally saw the field for Duke in 2012. Before that, the Blue Devils tried him out at defensive end and safety after he came to them as a wide receiver/cornerback. His eventual return to wide receiver was the best move and he had a solid senior year in his first season as a full-time starter. He's a huge target whose size will make him worth monitoring." – San Jose Mercury News

Notes: Like White, Blakeney played opposite of a wideout who was taken in the draft (Jamison Crowder, Washington's fourth-round pick). At his size, Blakeney fits the 49ers theme of adding big and physical players. He also has 10 3/4-inch hands, which are just a tick smaller than Smelter's.

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DiAndre Campbell, Washington

2014 stats: 24 receptions, 231 yards and one touchdown.

Size: 6-2, 206 pounds.

Scouting report: "Another receiver with good size and athleticism. Campbell ran his 40-yard dash in 4.53 seconds and had an impressive 37 1/2-inch vertical leap at his pro day." – The Sacramento Bee

Notes: A Bay Area product, Campbell attended the 49ers local pro day last month. He went to high school at Oakland Tech, where he was a first-team All-Oakland Athletic League wide receiver. Campbell is also a standout off of the field, as you can read in the tweet below.

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Darius Davis, Henderson State

2014 stats: 56 receptions, 1,261 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Size: 5-11, 212 pounds.

Scouting report: "Per XN Sports' Rich Hribar, Davis had the highest career per-game touchdownrate in this year's draft-eligible receiver class. Most likely a slot receiver prospect, Davis ran 4.60 at his Pro Day, but did excel in the vertical (37 1/2 inches) and broad (10-feet, 5-inches) jumps. Albeit a long shot, Davis is an intriguing small-school sleeper." – Rotoworld 

Notes: Davis averaged more than 22 yards per catch last season, dominating the competition at the Division II level. His highlight reel is worth a watch. Davis is the Great American Conference record-holder for career receiving yards (3,686) and receiving touchdowns (47).

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