The NFL draft looked a bit different this year, with picks made virtually, but picks were made nonetheless -- and 49ers fans have spoken about them.
An NBC Sports Bay Area Twitter poll allowed the Faithful to weigh in on how they believed their team did during the three-day process. Almost 2,290 votes came in, and 57.7 percent gave the team an “A” grade, with 37.6 percent bestowing a “B.”
What grade do you give the Niners for the draft?— 49ers on NBCS (@NBCS49ers) April 26, 2020
The 49ers walked away from the draft with five fresh faces in their rookie class.
South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw, the No. 14 overall pick, said before the draft that he hoped the 49ers would pick him, and it appeared his father was just as elated after it actually happened.
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With the 25th overall pick, the team was able to fill a big need with wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk. The Reno, Nev., native was dominant at Arizona State, and made his presence known in the sports world with an 81-yard touchdown against Oregon in November.
He, too, wanted to be a member of the Faithful. It pretty much was written in the cards.
West Virginia’s Colton McKivitz adds depth to the 49ers' offensive line, and received an average individual grade for his fifth-round selection. That appears to be the consensus across the board, with how he was viewed as a prospect entering the draft.
Georgia’s Charlie Woerner is a great blocking tight end, much like George Kittle, and the 49ers grabbed him in the sixth round for depth at that position. It was another roster need after their previous blocking tight end, Levine Toilolo, left for the Giants in free agency last season.
Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings was the 49ers' seventh-round pick -- and not a bad one, either. He brings athleticism that any team would want, but especially the 49ers.
Still, Jennings has a bit of a journey ahead of him if he wants to make the team. In addition to receiver already being a crowded position for the 49ers, Jennings could have some challenges, but he’s up for those.
The 49ers also made three trades during the draft, all on Saturday. First, perennial Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams was acquired from Washington. Then the team sent Matt Breida to the Miami Dolphins and Marquise Goodwin to the City of Brotherly Love, for the picks used on McKivitz and Woerner.
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So, the 49ers ended up with some prospects who might not be big names but could make an immediate impact on the team.
Not sure why some fans gave that haul a “D” or an “F” grade ...