If there was one thing that remained constant after the 49ers stunned the NFL by moving up to grab the No. 3 pick in the 2021 NFL draft, it was this: 49ers fans wanted anybody but Mac Jones.
So when Roger Goodell stepped to the mic to announce the selection, 49ers Nation rejoiced when it was Trey Lance. How much so? Inspired by our NBC Sports Philadelphia colleague John Clark’s tweet about Eagles fans’ reaction trading up to grab DeVonta Smith at No. 10, our 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco solicited fans to get their reaction to the new face of the franchise.
Here are some of our favorites:
And if you want any more proof of Trey to the Bay excitement, here are the results of our poll: