The 2016 draft provided an influx of talent into the National Football League, which means budding young stars on new teams.

The Bay Area alone will see a handful of competitive rookie matchups, with the 49ers' and Raiders' top picks facing off against other teams' potential franchise players. 

The following is a list of the top head-to-head contests in 2016 stemming from this most recent draft class. 

DeForest Buckner, 49ers, DT vs. Jared Goff, Rams, QB
Weeks: 1, 16
Buckner, Pick No: 7 (Oregon)
Goff, Pick No: 1 (Cal)

Karl Joseph, Raiders, S vs. Michael Thomas, Saints, WR
Week: 1
Joseph, Pick No: 14 (West Virginia)
Thomas, Pick No: 47 (Ohio State)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Vernon Butler, Panthers, DT
Week: 2
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Butler, Pick No: 30 (Louisiana Tech)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Jarran Reed, Seahawks, DT
Weeks: 3, 17
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Reed, Pick No: 49 (Alabama)

DeForest Buckner, 49ers, DT vs. Germain Ifedi, Seahawks, OT
Weeks: 3, 17
Buckner, Pick No: 7 (Oregon)
Ifedi, Pick No: 31 (Texas A&M)

Shilique Calhoun/Jihad Ward, Raiders, DE vs. Jack Conklin, Titans, OT
Week: 3
Calhoun, Pick No: 75 (Michigan State)
Ward, Pick No: 44 (Illinois)
Conklin, Pick No: 8 (Michigan State)

Shilique Calhoun/Jihad Ward, Raiders, DE vs. Ronnie Stanley, Ravens, OT
Week: 4
Calhoun, Pick No: 75 (Michigan State)
Ward, Pick No: 44 (Illinois)
Stanley, Pick No: 6 (Notre Dame)

 

DeForest Buckner, 49ers, DT vs. Ezekiel Elliot, Cowboys, RB
Week: 4
Buckner, Pick No: 7 (Oregon)
Elliot, Pick No: 4 (Ohio State)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Jaylon Smith, Cowboys, LB
Week: 4
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Smith, Pick No: 34 (Notre Dame)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Robert Nkemdiche, Cardinals, DT
Weeks: 5, 10
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Nkemdiche, Pick No: 29 (Ole Miss)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Shaq Lawson, Bills, DE
Week: 6
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Lawson, Pick No: 19 (Clemson)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Noah Spence, Buccaneers, DE
Week: 7
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Spence, No: 39 (Eastern Kentucky)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Sheldon Rankins, Saints, DT
Week: 9
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Rankins, Pick No: 12 (Louisville)

Karl Joseph, Raiders, S vs. Paxton Lynch, Broncos, QB
Weeks: 9, 17
Joseph, Pick No: 14 (West Virginia)
Lynch, Pick No: 26 (Memphis)

Karl Joseph, Raiders, S vs. Will Fuller/Braxton Miller, Texans, WR
Week: 11
Joseph, Pick No: 14 (West Virginia)
Fuller, Pick No: 21 (Notre Dame)
Miller, Pick No: 85 (Ohio State)

DeForest Buckner, 49ers, DT vs. Laremy Tunsil, Dolphins, OT
Week: 12
Buckner, Pick No: 7 (Oregon)
Tunsil, Pick No: 13 (Ole Miss)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Leonard Floyd (OLB)/Jonathan Bullard (DT), Bears
Week: 13
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Floyd, Pick No: 9 (Georgia)
Bullard, Pick No: 72 (Florida)

DeForest Buckner, 49ers, DT vs. Cody Whitehair, Bears, OL
Week: 13
Buckner, Pick No: 7 (Oregon)
Whitehair, Pick No: 56 (Kansas State)

Joshua Garnett, 49ers, OG vs. Darron Lee, Jets, LB
Week: 14
Garnett, Pick No: 28 (Stanford)
Lee, Pick No: 20 (Ohio State)