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Golden Nuggets: Rare confidence in 49ers heading into NFL Draft

Sunday, April 26, 2015 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet.

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Good morning folks. We're just a couple days away from the 2015 NFL Draft, which means I'm filled with both excitement and dread. Excitement because I might get a three-day stretch in which I'm writing about actual, factual football and not the steaming pile of inhuman garbage that has been this NFL offseason (I'm not even talking about the San Francisco 49ers here) and dread because, for some reason, I signed up for double shifts throughout the entire draft. So that will be fun.

I'm strangely optimistic about where the 49ers will go, though. I'm confident that the 49ers can find someone good among the positions of need, though I guess I was pretty confident in 2012's wide receiver class as well and that didn't go particularly well, did it? Whatever the case, I'm more intrigued than anything by what the 49ers will look like next season. I'm fully prepared to be pessimistic once things get going but they'll be interesting at the very least, right?

Onto your links.

Questions surround potential 49ers cornerback target (Maiocco)

Remembering Bob St. Clair and his undefeated, uninvited USF squad (Barrows)

49ers draft outlook: Inside linebacker (Maiocco)

49ers position group pre-draft analysis: TEs (Inman)

Rob Lowe riles up 49ers fans with totally valid point about Levi's Stadium (BA Sports Guy)

All ACL-team: Which draft prospects could end up (rehabbing) with 49ers? (Barrows)

49ers' proposal to take over soccer fields sent for further study (MercuryNews)

49ers draft outlook: Outside linebacker (Maiocco)

Should Jarryd Hayne's presence preclude 49ers from drafting a running back? (Gutierrez)

NFL draft: Sorting through latest receiving class riches (Brown)

49ers Take Part in UCSF Children's Hospital Prom Night (49ers)

What Experts Said after 49ers Drafted Kaepernick (49ers)