SANTA CLARA – The 49ers selected inside linebacker Chris Borland of Wisconsin in the third round to select a candidate for the starting job while All-Pro NaVorro Bowman rehabs from a knee injury.
The 49ers traded away a fourth-round pick in the 2015 draft to acquire wide receiver Stevie Johnson from the Buffalo Bills.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers added some competition for the offensive line with the selection of USC center Marcus Martin in the third round.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers traded back, then traded back up Friday evening to select running back Carlos Hyde of Ohio State at No. 57 overall.