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Who the Niners Will Be Rooting for in 2016 NCAA March Madness

The 49ers wide receiver played in parts of three seasons at South Carolina, averaging more than 10 points per game.

Who is ready for March Madness?

Members of the San Francisco 49ers, that's who.

It's time for the Niners to show loyalty and root for their respective college programs. By our count, 16 members of the current roster will get a chance to watch their alma maters compete in the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament.

The Niners current squad represents three No. 1 seeds (Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia) and has teams in all four regions.

So who has the best chance of seeing their school cut down the nets in Houston on April 4?

Take a look at the field below and leave your thoughts in the comments section of this post.


3 seed Miami – LB Ray-Ray Armstrong

5 seed Maryland – WR Torrey Smith


1 seed North Carolina – RB Shaun Draughn

7 seed Wisconsin – CB Marcus Cromartie

8 seed USC – G Marcus Martin


1 seed Oregon – DL Arik Armstead

2 seed Oklahoma – TE Blake Bell

4 seed Duke – QB Thad Lewis

6 seed Texas – K Phil Dawson

7 seed Oregon State – OL Colin Kelly


1 seed Virginia – LB Ahmad Brooks, LB Eli Harold

2 seed Michigan State – TE Garrett Celek, LB Marcus Rush

3 seed Utah – WR Dres Anderson

10 seed Syracuse – G Andrew Tiller

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