The 49ers might have been prudent to check for structural integrity of the stage in the press conference room before allowing Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati to be introduced today in
We’re talking about two very large guys. Davis will wear No. 76. Iupati will wear No. 77. Those numbers could be playing offense for the 49ers for a long time.
“It could be scary,”
Iupati described the past day as “crazy.” He was surrounded by family members less than 24 hours ago. When
Coach Mike Singletary said nobody will be handed a starting job, but Davis and Iupati were not selected in the first round to watch from the sideline. Since the AFL/NFL merger in 1970, the 49ers had never taken an offensive lineman within the first 20 selections.
On Thursday, they took two offensive linemen within the first 17 selections.
Here’s a look at the players the 49ers in the mix for the starting jobs on the offensive line:
LT – Joe Staley
LG – Mike Iupati, David Baas
C – Eric Heitmann
RG – Chilo Rachal
RT – Anthony Davis, Adam Snyder
Reserves: T Barry Sims, G Tony Wragge, C Cody Wallace, T Alex Boone, G Brian de la Puente, T Chris Patrick.
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Newly acquired receiver Ted Ginn will wear No. 19.
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