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49ers rookie minicamp: Tryout roster includes 6 defensive backs, 4 offensive linemen

The San Francisco 49ers have 38 players in attendance at their rookie minicamp. Here is the full list.

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The San Francisco 49ers got their rookie minicamp going on Saturday, and while it is closed to the media, it appears a list of participants was released to the local media. Matt Maiocco and Matt Barrows each released the full list of participants. The team has ten draft picks, nine undrafted free agents, ten "first year" players and ten tryout candidates.

The "first year" players are players on the team last season that did not accrue a year of service time. That includes all the NFI players, as well as practice squad players, and those not on the 53-man roster long enough to accrue a season of service. They are not "rookies" anymore, but they are not second year players under the terms of the CBA. Mike Purcell is the most notable of this group because he did get two games on the active roster last season. He was active for the final two games of the regular season, which falls under the threshold for participation (I believe six games). Here is the full list of first year players:

RB Kendall Gaskins
TE Xavier Grimble
RB Jarryd Hayne
OL Chris Martin
FB Trey Millard
NT Mike Purcell 
CB Keith Reaser
LB Shayne Skov
NT Garrison Smith
OL Brandon Thomas

The tryout candidates are not signed to a contract, and are simply at the minicamp hoping to get signed to a deal for training camp. A year ago, linebacker Chase Thomas came in as a tryout candidate and earned a roster spot at training camp. He ended up on the practice squad to start the 2014 season, but was activated for five games over the course of the season. The team also signed tight end Kevin Greene after the minicamp, but cut him at the first round of roster cuts. Here is the full list of tryout invites for this year's minicamp:

CB Willie Creear (Eastern Michigan) 
G Fehoko Fanaika (LSU) 
G Antonio Ford (Wake Forest) 
CB Dasheon Frierson (San Jose State) 
CB Charles Garrett (Nevada) 
CB Randy Harvey (Florida International) 
CB Mylan Hicks (Michigan State) 
SS Mike Lowe (Cal) 
T Justin Renfrow (Miami) 
C Jared Wheeler (Miami)

Here is the full depth chart for the minicamp, courtesy of Matt Barrows. The 49ers have 38 players in attendance. A year ago, they had 40 players in attendance.

QB: Dylan Thompson
RB: Mike Davis, Kendall Gaskins, Jarryd Hayne
FB: Trey Millard
WR: Dres Anderson, Isaac Blakeney, DiAndre Campbell, Darius Davis, DeAndrew White, DeAndre Smelter (doing rehab work)
TE: Blake Bell, Busta Anderson, Xavier Grimble
OT: Chris Martin, Trent Brown, Patrick Miller, Justin Renfrow
OG: Brandon Thomas, Ian Silberman, Antonio Ford, Fehoko Fanaika
C: Jared Wheeler

DT: Arik Armstead, Garrison Smith
NT: Mike Purcell
OLB: Eli Harold, Marcus Rush
ILB: Shayne Skov
CB: Keith Reaser, Charles Garrett, Mylan Hicks, Willie Creear, Dasheon Frierson, Randy Harvey
SS: Jaquiski Tartt, Mike Lowe
FS: Jermaine Whitehead

P: Bradley Pinion

Barrows has Hayne leading the return depth chart, with Campbell as the No. 2 kick returner, and Mike Davis, Darius Davis and DeAndrew White on the punt return depth chart.