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

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The first two days of the 2018 NFL Draft in the books. The San Francisco 49ers made three selections on day two that included wide receiver Dante Pettis, linebacker Fred Warner, and safety Tarvarius Moore.

If one thing is very clear from this draft its that John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan are drafting for speed. So far, all of the players drafted have speed and athleticism. This will be important to keep in mind as we turn our attention towards the final day of the draft.

To recap so far, the 49ers have addressed right tackle (Future left tackle), wide receiver, linebacker, and safety/cornerback. The team has selected four draft picks thus far, and bearing trades, they will select four more today. Let’s get right to it, and see who are the best players available for Day 3 of the 2018 NFL Draft.


NCAA Football: Texas Tech at Kansas Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Dorance Armstrong - Kansas

Josh Sweat - Florida State

Jeff Holland - Auburn

Jaylen Holmes - Ohio State

Duke Ejiofor - Wake Forest

Leon Jacobs - Wisconsin

Ade Aruna - Tulane

Marcell Frazier - Missouri


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Anthony Averrett - Alabama

JC Jackson - Maryland

Tremon Smith - UCA

Tony Brown - Alabama

Parry Nickerson - Tulane

Kevin Toliver II - LSU

Nick Nelson - Wisconsin

Offensive Interior Linemen:


NCAA Football: Miami at Pittsburgh Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Wyatt Teller - Virginia Tech

Jaryd Jones - Pittsburgh

Matt Pryor - TCU

Skyller Phillips - Idaho State

Tony Adams - NC State


NCAA Football: UCLA at Utah Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Scott Quessenberry - UCLA

William Clapp - LSU

Brian Allen - Michigan State

Bradley Bozeman - Alabama

Dejon Allen - Hawaii

Wide Receiver:

NCAA Football: Clemson at Syracuse Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

Deon Cain - Clemson

DaeSean Hamilton - Penn State

Simmie Cobbs Jr. - Indiana

Marcell Ateman - Oklahoma State

Russell Gage - LSU

Antonio Callaway - Florida

Running Back:

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Mark Walton - Miami

John Kelly - Tennessee

Nyheim Hines - NC State

Akrum Wadley - Missouri

Kalen Ballage - Arizona State

Bo Scarbrough - Alabama

Jordan Wilkins - Ole Miss


NCAA Football: Ohio State at Iowa Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Josey Jewell - Iowa

Tegray Scales - Indiana

Shaquem Griffin - UCF

Micah Kiser - Virginia

Mike McCray - Michigan


NCAA Football: West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

Kyzir White - West Virginia

Armani Watts - Texas A&M

Marcus Allen - Penn State

Godwin Lgwebuike - Northwestern

DeShon Elliot - Texas

Tight End:

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Dalton Schultz - Stanford

Ian Thomas - Indiana

Christopher Herndon - Miami (FL)

Ryan Izzo - Florida State

Durham Smythe - Notre Dame

Other Notable Best Players Available:

NCAA Football: Auburn at Missouri Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Maurice Hurst, DL - Michigan

Tyrell Crosby Jr., OT - Oregon

Tim Settle, DL - Virginia Tech

Luke Falk, QB - Washington State

DeShawn Hand, DL - Alabama

Kyle Lauletta Jr., QB - Richmond

Michael Dickson, Punter - Texas

Dimitri Flowers, FB - Oklahoma

Stephen Roberts, Safety - Auburn

J’Mon Moore - Missouri

Quinn Blanding, Safety - Virginia

Cedric Wilson, WR - Boise State

RJ Mclntosh, DL - Miami

DJ Reed, CB - Kansas State

Cole Madison, OT - Washington State

Jordan Lasley, WR - UCLA

Who are YOU excited about on Day 3 of the 2018 NFL Draft? Who do you hope the 49ers select on Day 3? Who is YOUR favorite Day 3 prospect? Please share in the comments below!