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Friday, April 24, 2009
On the mock: Projected picks for 49ers

By Mike Sando

Rd. Pick Scouts Inc. Projection Pos. College
10 Michael Oher
T Mississippi
43 Louis Delmas
S W.Michigan
74 Sebastian Vollmer
T Houston
111 Kenny McKinley
WR S.Carolina
146 James Davis
RB Clemson
171 Ryan Mouton
CB Hawaii
184 Anthony Parker G Tennessee
219 Tom Brandstater
QB Fresno St.
244 Derek Walker
DE Illinois

Posted by's Mike Sando

I've broken out Scouts Inc.'s projected picks for the 49ers as the NFL draft countdown continues.

The Scouts Inc. mock sent Mississippi tackle Micheal Oher to the 49ers at No. 10 even though Steve Muench, who works for Scouts Inc., had some reservations about the choice.

The 49ers do need a tackle, but two in the first three rounds?

If the 49ers draft a receiver at No. 111, they'll buck a 15-year trend; general manager Scot McCloughan's teams haven't used a fourth-round choice on a receiver since he entered the NFL in 1994.

I sent Oher to the 49ers with the 10th overall pick in our bloggers' mock draft, but I would prefer to write that one in pencil. The 49ers figure to have options.