The second day of the 2016 NFL Draft is a wrap, and three rounds are in the books. The San Francisco 49ers surprised us with a cornerback selection, drafting Will Redmond out of Mississippi State. The cornerback tore his ACL last October, but he and general manager Trent Baalke both said they expect him to be ready for the 2016 season. Fingers crossed!
Now that the first two days are done, it is time to really get down to business in Santa Clara. The 49ers hold eight picks over the final day. They have a fourth, three picks in the fifth, three in the sixth, and one in the seventh. Those include four comp picks they cannot trade, so there will be plenty of picks.
Tomorrow morning, we'll have a more thorough look at the best players available, but for now, make sure and check out SB Nation's BPA list, and NFL.com's latest BPA list. The most notable name has to be Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. He was viewed by many in the media as a second round pick, but he is now going no earlier than the fourth round. There are a lot of quarterbacks on the board, including Cook, Dak Prescott, Kevin Hogan, and Cardale Jones.
The wide receiver position includes Kolby Listenbee, Aaron Burbridge, Malcolm Mitchell, and Chris Moore. Offensive tackles include Willie Beavers and Jerald Hawkins. Inside linebackers include Joshua Perry, Nick Kwiatkowski, and Blake Martinez. Some pass rush talent might include Ron Thompson, Dadi Nicolas, and Travis Feeney.