49ers rookies, new veterans assigned jersey numbers

49ers rookies, new veterans assigned jersey numbers
May 13, 2014, 3:00 pm
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Jimmie Ward will wear No. 25, which Tarell Brown has been rocking since 2007. (USATSI)

First-round draft pick Jimmie Ward revealed his jersey number during his first photo opportunity with the 49ers.

And seven other members of the 49ers’ draft class have their uniform numbers, too.

The 49ers announced the following numbers for rookies and veterans:

DB Jimmie Ward – No. 25
RB Carlos Hyde – No. 28 (he was No. 34 at Ohio State, but Joe “The Jet” Perry’s number is retired with the 49ers)
CB Keith Reaser – No. 31
CB Dontae Johnson – No. 36
LB Chris Borland – No. 50
LB Aaron Lynch – No. 59
G/T Brandon Thomas – No. 60
C Marcus Martin – No. 66

The following draft picks have selected temporary numbers for the offeason program:

WR Bruce Ellington – No. 3
CB Kenneth Acker – No. 38
FB Trey Millard – No. 44
DT Kaleb Ramsey – No. 60

Two undrafted rookies have their new numbers:

QB Kory Faulkner – No. 18
S James McCray – No. 46

And the following undrafted rookies have temporary numbers:

LB Shayne Skov – No. 44
TE Asante Cleveland – No. 45
LB Morgan Breslin – No. 47
G/C Dillon Farrell – No. 63
G Fouimalo Fonoti – No. 64

Veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd was No. 85 during his first stint with the 49ers. He returns to the organization this offseason with No. 84.

Here are the new numbers or different numbers of the team’s veterans:

WR Brandon Lloyd – No. 84
QB Blaine Gabbert – No. 2
WR David Reed – No. 10
WR Stevie Johnson – No. 13
CB Chris Cook – No. 22
S D.J. Campbell – No. 45
T Luke Marquardt – No. 61
DT Christian Tupou – No. 69
T Jonathan Martin – No. 71


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