SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers selected a speedy wide receiver with their first selection of Saturday. The 49ers picked Bruce Ellington of South Carolina in the fourth round at No. 106.
SANTA CLARA -- Cornerback Chris Culliver was in line to win a starting job a year ago before going down early in training camp with a torn ACL.
SANTA CLARA – LaMichael James, who has remained away from the 49ers’ voluntary offseason program
SANTA CLARA – Frank Gore is entering the final year of his contract, and he will not be with the 49ers forever.