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Why Not Tyson Jackson

I was thinking today, reading through a lot of mock drafts, about Tyson Jackson. He's touted as the best pure 3-4 end in the draft and is most often slated to fall somwhere between picks 12-16 to the Broncos, Texans and Chargers. considering that the Niners are picking only 2 slots ahead of Denver and DE is arguably a need I was kind of surprised when I realized I haven't, in all of the pre-draft coverage, heard Jackson's name attached to the Niners even once. If we drafted him presumably we'd put him at LE and slide Balmer and/or Sopoaga over to NT meaning that next year either Sopoaga, Franklin or Evans' job would be in jeopardy. That doesn't seem to bad to me...

 

I know next to nothing about this kid though, would he be a good fit? Any LSU fans want to chime in? Anyone have a theory why the Niners wouldn't take him besides DL numbers?

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