Thoughts on the 49ers’ draft:
The 49ers entered the draft with 11 picks. They ended up taking 12 players. Seven were defensive players and five play offense. I’d say 7-8 have a chance it make the 53-man roster.
For the fourth year in as many years as the 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh did not draft a Stanford player. This was Harbaugh’s last full recruiting class at Stanford.
Harbaugh worked out several quarterbacks, but the 49ers didn’t use a pick on one. If they keep three quarterbacks, McLeod Bethel-Thompson could be an option. He finished last season on the practice squad.
Harbaugh recruited fourth-round pick cornerback Dontae Johnson to Stanford. Johnson wanted to stay closer to home and went to North Carolina State.
The 49ers took Florida Atlantic cornerback Keith Reaser at No. 170. He is coming off two ACL surgeries. He had one in October and had it corrected in February. He is a down-the-road pick. Expect him to try to compete for a spot in 2015. Reaser was the cousin of late Redskins’ star safety Sean Taylor.
At No. 180, the 49ers took their third cornerback of the day in Kenneth Acker. He may be a practice squad candidate unless he has a great training camp. The fact that the 49ers took three cornerbacks Saturday is affirmation they did not like the top-end prospects as far as value went.