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Looking at the best available prospects for Day Two of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Virginia Tech v Boston College
Harold Landry
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After an eventful and exciting day, the chapter of Day One of the NFL Draft is finally closed creating a feverish mood of anticipation of what is yet to come for Day Two - the money rounds. The second day of the NFL Draft (rounds two and three) begins today at 7:00 p.m. (ET).

The 49ers have three picks today (as of now) including one in the second round (No. 59) and two in the third round (No. 70 and No. 74). Unfortunately, the 49ers do not have any compensatory picks this season, but keep in mind compensatory picks can be traded; therefore, look for the 49ers to be active climbing up or down in trades today.

Going into Day Two we can mark off offensive tackle as a position the team will likely bypass when looking at prospects today. Instead, we will take a look at some best available players potentially filling positions the 49ers’ roster needs addressing.

Round two and three prospects:


Kansas v Rutgers
Kemoko Turay
Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

Harold Landry - Boston College
Sam Hubbard - Ohio State
Josh Sweat - Florida State
Kemoko Turay - Rutgers
Ogbonnia Okoronkwo - Oklahoma
Arden Key - LSU


NCAA Football: Colorado at Oregon State
Isaiah Oliver
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Josh Jackson - Iowa
Isaiah Oliver - Colorado
Carlton Davis - Auburn
Donte Jackson - LSU
Kevin Toliver - LSU
Duke Dawson - Florida
Anthony Averett - Alabama

Offensive Interior Lineman:

NCAA Football: North Texas at Iowa
James Daniels
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Will Hernandez (OG) - UTEP
James Daniels (C/OG) - Iowa
Connor Williams (OG/OT) - Texas
Tyrell Crosby (OG/OT) - Oregon
Austin Corbett (OG) - Nevada
Braden Smith (OG) - Auburn
Martinas Rankin (OG/C) - Mississippi State

Wide receiver:

Memphis v Mississippi
Anthony Miller
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Courtland Sutton - SMU
Anthony Miller - Memphis
Christian Kirk - Texas A&M
James Washington - Oklahoma State
D.J. Chark - LSU
Equanimeous St. Brown - Notre Dame
Tre’Quan Smith - Central Florida
Dante Pettis - Washington
Michael Gallup - Colorado State


Boise State v BYU
Fred Warner
Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

Lorenzo Carter (OLB) - Georgia
Uchenna Nwosu (OLB) - USC
Malik Jefferson (ILB) - Texas
Fred Warner (OLB) - BYU
Josey Jewell (ILB) - Iowa
Darius Leonard (OLB) - South Carolina State

Running Back:

USC v Colorado
Ronald Jones II
Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Derrius Guice - LSU
Kerryon Johnson - Auburn
Nick Chubb - Georgia
Ronald Jones II - USC
Royce Freeman - Oregon
Kalen Ballage - Arizona State
Justin Jackson - Northwestern
Josh Adams - Notre Dame


NCAA Football: Indiana at Penn State
Marcus Allen
Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Ronnie Harrison - Alabama
Justin Reid – Stanford
Marcus Allen - Penn State
Rashaan Gaulden - Tennessee
Armani Watts - Texas A&M
Jessie Bates III - Wake Forest
Dane Cruikshank - Arizona

Tight end:

NCAA Football: South Dakota State at Texas Christian
Dallas Goedert
Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Goedert - South Dakota State
Michael Gesicki - Penn State
Mark Andrews - Oklahoma
Christopher Herndon IV - Miami
Ian Thomas - Indiana

Other notable best players available:

Mason Rudolph, QB - Oklahoma State
Maurice Hurst, DT - Michigan
Rasheem Green, DE - USC
Harrison Phillips, DT - Stanford
Da’Shawn Hand, DE - Alabama
Brian O’Neil, OT - Pittsburgh
Jalyn Holmes, DE - Ohio State
Chukwuma Okorafor, OT - Western Michigan
Tim Settle, DT - Virginia Tech
B.J. Hill, DT - NC State
Orlando Brown, OT - Oklahoma
Kyle Lauletta, QB - Richmond
Chad Thomas, DE - Miami
Duke Ejiofor, DE - Wake Forest
Breeland Speaks, DL - Mississippi
Bilal Nichols, DT - Delaware