49ers rookie minicamp round-up: Pictures, interviews, video and more

Jason O. Watson

The 49ers wrapped up their rookie minicamp on Sunday. With the team now back into "football school" we round up all the news, pictures and videos from the weekend of rookie practice.

Last weekend, the 49ers had their first minicamp for rookies. The first two days were open to the media, which provided us with all sorts of random tidbits for discussion. While we won't find out a lot about these rookies until training camp and preseason action, it can still be fun reading some of the observations of people at practice.

NN was not on hand, but the beat writers and 49ers.com writers provided plenty of content. I thought it would be helpful to put together a special mid-day edition of the Golden Nuggets focusing on a weekend full of content. If you're bored at work, this should help the time go by.

First off, we've got a gallery that I put together last week featuring some pictures from the Friday practice.

Below we've got a whole host of minicamp links.

First off, the 49ers put together a brief 2013 Rookie Minicamp Highlight video.

The press pass links are the interviews each player (and Harbaugh) had with the media. Some of these are reflected in the player profiles further down, but I figured I'd separate them out.

Below that are "practice notes" articles by the various beat writers. They included practice notes in some of the player profiles as well, but these were posts I found to be specifically discussing what they saw in practice.

The player profiles were combining the Q&As with practice notes and feature-y type content. It allows us to learn a little bit more about each of the players. A few players got multiple profiles, so I split them up accordingly.

49ers.com "Press Pass" (video interviews)

BJ Daniels "Very exciting opportunity"
MarQueis Gray "Willing to do Whatever"
Tank Carradine "Great Group of Guys"
Marcus Lattimore is "Feeling Great"
Lawrence Okoye on "The First Step"
Jim Harbaugh "Excitement's in the air"
Quinton Patton "Ready to Get to Work"
Eric Reid "I Want to Earn it"
Nick Moody "Rookie conversation"

Beat Writer Practice Notes

Okoye soars; McDonald impresses (Branch)
Patton looks fantastic in afternoon practice (Inman)
Injuries keep 49ers rookies on sideline (Inman)
Dial's injury means Okoye "starts" at defensive end (Barrows)
Kaepernick watches B.J. Daniels shine; Baalke observes Okoye in action (Barrows)
Okoye's unique skill set (Maiocco)
Reid, McDonald go head-to-head (Maiocco)
Eric Reid, Vance McDonald Compete on Day 2 (49ers.com)
Day 1 – McDonald and Okoye stand out (Cohn)
Day 2 – B.J. Daniels plays like Russell Wilson (Cohn)
49ers rookie mini-camp stats (Cohn)

Specific Player Profiles

Eric Reid Eyes Starting Role (49ers.com)

Vance McDonald, MarQueis Gray Follow Davis' Lead (49ers.com)
Vance McDonald Looks to Contribute
(49ers.com)

MarQueis Gray Adjusts to New Position (49ers.com)
MarQueis Gray doing a Delanie Walker impression
(Lynch)

Corey Lemonier Makes OLB Conversion (49ers.com)

Quinton Patton Makes an Official Arrival (49ers.com)

Marcus Lattimore Waits His Turn (49ers.com)

Nick Moody Seeks Out Special Teams Role (49ers.com)

B.J. Daniels Fields Punts and Kicks (49ers.com)
Daniels demonstrates versatility in rookie camp
(Maiocco)

Marcus Cooper Makes Positive Impression (49ers.com)
Strong group of corners in 49ers rookie camp
(Maiocco)

Lawrence Okoye Makes Football Debut (49ers.com)

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Niners Nation

You must be a member of Niners Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Niners Nation. You should read them.

Join Niners Nation

You must be a member of Niners Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Niners Nation. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker