San Francisco 49ers 7-Round Mock Draft: Targeting a first-round running back

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Round 6, 209th Overall

Pick Analysis. LSU. player. Scouting Report. Offensive Tackle. Saahdiq Charles. 6. 42

Saahdiq Charles is an interesting prospect at a position that is historically difficult to scout. Some projections have him being taken as early as the 4th round, while others project he will be available for San Francisco in the 6th round.

Adding a player with experience blocking SEC pass rushers would likely result in a shorter than average learning curve. Charles has been excellent in situations where he gains control early.

His strength and agility allow him to gain a particular advantage against power rushers. However, he does struggle to recover when he is caught off guard.

He has experience as a left tackle but will likely be better suited for a role as a guard in the NFL.

Round 7, 218th Overall (via Lions)

player. Scouting Report. Pick Analysis. EDGE. NC State. James Smith-Williams. 7. 42

Why not spend your last few picks beefing up your lines? James Smith-Williams profiles as a worth dart throw in the final round. He has a good motor and a noteworthy ability to power rush.

While he may never develop into a full-time pass rusher, he could be a good asset as a proficient substitute in obvious passing situations.

It is worth noting that Smith-Williams has suffered three season-ending injuries in his college career.

Round 7, 247th Overall

Clemson. player. 42. Scouting Report. 7. Pick Analysis. Offensive Tackle. Tremayne Anchrum

Like Charles, Tremayne Anchrum is a former offensive tackle from a major college program. He also projects as a better fit at guard in the NFL. His skills as an athlete pop for a player of his size. He is, however, a very raw prospect.

While he has the potential to develop into a skilled player, he will need the benefit of time and excellent coaching. Above all, his balance and footwork must be addressed.

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At this point in the draft, Anchrum would be an excellent upside play.

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