The front office for the San Francisco 49ers still had plenty of work to do in the last two rounds of the draft, so let’s see who they got!
Kenneth Acker, CB, SMU – He was the third corner and fourth defensive back taken by the San Francisco 49ers and seems like he’s another guy that has solid skills across the board. Also has great size for a DB, something that is catching on on the NFL.
His strength’s per NFL.com:
Very good size. Clean footwork, fluid hips and good balance in his pedal. Good coverage instincts. Sorts out route combos and reacts to the thrown ball. Good route recognition, anticipation and ball production. Has a 36-inch vertical jump and adjusts well to the ball in the air. Plays with confidence. Willing in run support.
Kaleb Ramsey, DE, Boston College – A decent pass-rusher with great strength, though he has had tons if injury concerns throughout his college career. The 49ers were one of six teams who attended his private workout in late April. They must have liked what they saw.
— Taylor Price (@TaylorPrice49) May 10, 2014
Trey Millard, FB, Oklahoma – Will be a special-teams asset, but could also serve as a backup to Bruce Miller whose late-season injury definitely hurt San Franciso’s running attack. Millard also very much like Miller in that he is a versatile guy in the backfield who can lineup in multiple spots. However, he also had knee surgery (this can’t really be a surprise anymore) and will most likely miss at least a portion of the season.
His long list of strengths per NFL.com:
Outstanding size. Hits with some thump and is an efficient lead blocker. Nice run skills — shows vision, patience and subtle moves to avoid direct contact. Soft hands. Adjusts well to the ball and possesses better body control and agility than a traditional iso-lead blocking fullback. Blue-collar worker. Leads by example. Quietly competitive. Determined short-yardage runner capable of finding a crease and slamming through the line. Has a special-teams temperament (has delivered knockout shots). Solid all-around production. Versatile, lines up all over the field (fullback, tailback, in the slot) and does everything well (can run, block, catch and cover kicks). Very intelligent and football smart.
#49ers FB Trey Millard is another possible redshirt pick for the 49ers. Underwent surgery in November to repair knee ligament damage.
— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) May 10, 2014
You can’t really say anything bad about the draft put together by the San Francisco 49ers and all of their fans should be excited with the talent brought in this weekend. A majority of the guys picked may not have a huge impact this season, but the future is bright, and a lot of that is because of Jim Harbaugh and Trent Baalke.