Aiyuk was drafted by the 49ers with the 25th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Appeared in 25 games in two seasons (2018-19) at Arizona State and registered 98 recepts. for 1,666 yds. and 11 TDs. Also recorded 28 KORs for 760 yds. (27.1 avg.) and 25 PRs for 293 yds. (11.7 avg.) and 1 TD. As a senior in 2019, earned Third-Team All-America honors. He appeared in 12 games and recorded 65 recepts. for 1,192 yds. and 8 TDs. Also added 14 KORs for 446 yds. (31.9 avg.) and 14 PRs for 226 yds. (16.1 avg.) and 1 TD. Played in all 13 games as a junior in 2018 after transferring to Arizona State, recording 33 recepts. for 474 yds. and 3 TDs. Added 14 KORs for 314 yds. (22.4 avg.) and 11 PRs for 67 yds. (6.1 avg.). Played two seasons (2016-17) at Sierra (Rocklin, CA) College where he appeared in 20 games and recorded 89 recepts., 1,533 rec. yds. and 19 TDs. Appeared in 10 games as a sophomore in 2017, registering 60 recepts. for 960 yds. and 14 TDs. As a freshman in 2016, recorded 29 recepts. for 573 yds. and 5 TDs in 10 games.
VP of Player Personnel Adam Peters Breaks Down How Brandon Aiyuk Fits in the 49ers Offense
Peters discussed why Kyle Shanahan and Wes Welker think wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk will be a playmaker in the 49ers offense and reviewed the virtual draft process for San Francisco's coaches and scouts.