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Best players available for 49ers needs on Day 2 of the 2017 NFL Draft

Here are the best remaining prospects at each position for rounds 2-3.

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With the first round in the books our focus now shifts towards day two of the 2017 NFL Draft which will feature rounds 2 and 3. The San Francisco 49ers selected Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas at third overall after trading back with the Chicago Bears, and linebacker Reuben Foster from Alabama at 31st overall after moving back up into the end of the first. As of this morning, heading into day 2, the 49ers have two draft selections. They are both in round 3 and happen to be back-to-back picks (Nos. 66 & 67). Today, we will focus on some of the best available prospects still available at each position who could be in range for the 49ers. Keep in mind, the 49ers can potentially trade back up into the 2nd round.

Day 1 was devoted to the defensive side of the ball. With that said, I would expect the team to address some needs on the offensive side of the ball on day two. Here is a list of the best available players at each position.


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DeShone Kizer, Notre Dame
Davis Webb, Cal
Joshua Dobbs, Tennesse
Nathan Peterman, Pittsburgh
Brad Kaaya, Miami
C.J. Beathard, Iowa

Wide Receiver

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Zay Jones, Eastern Carolina
JuJu Smith-Shuster, USC
Chris Godwin, Penn State
Cooper Kupp, Eastern Washington
Malachi Dupre, LSU
Josh Malone, Tennessee
ArDarius Stewart, Alabama
Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma
Josh Reynolds, Texas A & M
Chad Hansen, Cal

Running Back

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Dalvin Cook, Florida State
Curtis Samuel, Ohio State
Joe Mixon, Oklahoma
Alvin Kamara, Tennesse
Brian Hill, Wyoming
D’Onta Foreman, Texas
James Connor, Pittsburgh
Kareem Hunt, Toledo

Offensive Lineman

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Cam Robinson, Tackle, Alabama
Forrest Lamp, Guard, Western Kentucky
Dan Freeney, Indiana
Dorian Johnson, Pittsburgh
Dion Dawkins, Temple
Zach Banner, Tackle, USC
Isaac Asiata, OG, Utah
David Sharpe, OT, Florida
Taylor Morton, Western Michigan
Nico Siragusa, San Diego State
Antonio Garcia, Troy

Tight Ends

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Jordan Leggett, Clemson
Jake Butt, Michigan
Jeremy Sprinkle, Arkansas
Gerald Everett, South Alabama
George Kittle, Iowa
Bucky Hodges, Virginia Tech

Defensive End

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Jordan Willis, Kansas State
Chris Wormley, Michigan
Daeshon Hall, Texas A & M
Dawuane Smoot, Illinois
Carl Lawson, Auburn
Tanoh Kpassagnon, Villanova
Demarcus Walker, Florida State

Defensive Tackle

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Malik McDowell, Michigan State
Dalvin Tomlinson, Alabama
Jaleel Johnson, Iowa
Caleb Brantley, Florida
Nazair Jones, North Carolina
Carlos Watkins, Clemson
Montravius Adams, Auburn


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Tim Williams, Alabama
Zach Cunningham, Vanderbilt
Ryan Anderson, Alabama
Tyus Bowser, Houston
Raekwon McMillion, Ohio State
Vince Biegel, Wisconsin
Duke Riley, LSU
Anthony Walker, Northwestern
Ben Gedeon, Michigan
Ben Boulware, Clemson


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Quincy Wilson, Florida
Kevin King, Washington
Sidney Jones, Washington
Chidobe Awuzie, Colorado
Jourdan Lewis, Michigan
Teez Tabor, Florida
Desmond King, Iowa
Fabian Moreau, UCLA
Shaquill Griffin, Central Florida
Cordrea Tankersley, Clemson
Jalen Myrick, Minnesota


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Marcus Williams, Utah
Budda Baker, Washington
Marcus Maye, Florida
Josh Jones, NC State
Obi Melifonwu, Connecticut
Justin Evans, Texas A & M
John Johnson, Boston College

As we can see there is plenty of talent still remaining on the board, and even in round 3 there are some intriguing prospects for the 49ers to select.

What prospects listed above are the best fits for the 49ers? Who would you like the 49ers to target on day 2? What positions would you like the 49ers to address? Share in the comments below!