Frank Gore is in the final year of his contract and the 49ers selected Kendall Walker in the fourth round, a year after taking Anthony Dixon. Will Gore be back in 2012-13?
CURTIS HOLCOMBSeventh round, No. 250 overallPos.: CornerbackSchool: Florida A&M
The 49ers made the second of their sixth-round picks Saturday afternoon, drafting Colin Jones, the safety from TCU.
The 49ers made their first sixth-round pick Saturday afternoon, drafting Ronald Johnson, the wide receiver from USC.
With the 80th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected cornerback Chris Culliver from South Carolina.
So what attracted Missouri defensive endoutside linebacker Aldon Smith to the 49ers?
Quarterback Alex Smith is not property of the 49ers, but he continues to be one of the hot, pre-draft topics. GM Trent Baalke expressed his comfort level with Smith on Wednesday.
A league source tells NFL Insider Matt Maiocco that Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert is scheduled to meet with the 49ers, a team in desperate need of a new signal caller.
A source has told CSN Bay Area that the 49ers will have their team doctors look at Alabama WR Julio Jones' surgically-repaired foot.
Strong-legged kicker Fabrizio Scaccia, who finished the season on the practice squad, signed a futures contract with the 49ers in January.
Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will spend most of Thursday at the 49ers' team offices, visiting with the defensive coaching staff, the source said. Dareus visited Wednesday with the Broncos.
Gary Plummer believes his direct talk about the 49ers got him into trouble with the organization. But he was not fired as the 49ers' radio analyst until the team learned of his candid and explicit interview about sex.
The 49ers have scheduled a meeting with Kendall Hunter, a dynamic runner who would give the 49ers an element the team has lacked for a long time.
The former cornerback said he understands why new coach Jim Harbaugh would want to fully evaluate Alex Smith. But he believes the team and QB should part.
Baylor nose tackle Phil Taylor on Thursday paid a pre-draft visit to the 49ers, a league source told CSN Bay Area.