March 2010

Niners Draft History – 1961

1961 With the 6th pick of the 1961 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Jimmy Johnson, cornerback, out of UCLA. This was the first of three picks the 49ers held in the first round…


Kicker Andrus comes back with a one-year deal

The Niners today brought back kicker Shane Andrus with a one-year deal: The 49ers re-signed kicker Shane Andrus to a one-year contract today, and will likely expect him to handle the backup duties at placekicker…



Niners Draft History – 1960

1960 With the 11th pick in the 1960 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Montford Anthony “Monty” Stickles, tight end, out of the University of Notre Dame. Stickles, would go on to spend 8…


Gore Wouldn’t Like Being In A Three-Back System

The Sac Bee says that running back Frank Gore isn’t interested in being in a three-back system: When asked about a three-running back situation, a possibility raised by 49ers Director of Player Personnel Trent Baalke…


Niners Draft History – 2nd 1959 Pick

1959 With the 8th pick of the 1959 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Dan James, offensive lineman, out of Ohio State University. But James did not play a down for San Francisco. In…


Niners Draft History – 1959

1959 With the 5th pick of the 1959 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected the 6-foot, 192-pound Dave Baker, a defensive back, from the University of Oklahoma. After a successful collegiate career-a member of…


Niners Draft History – 1958

1958 (2nd pick in 1st round) With the 9th pick of the 1958 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected, Charlie Krueger, defensive lineman, out of Texas A&M University. In college, Krueger was coached by…


Niners Draft History – 1958

1958 With the 8th pick in the 1958 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected Jim Pace, halfback, from the University of Michigan. That pick however did not amount to anything as Pace would only…


Niners Draft History – 1957

1957 Selecting third in the 1957 NFL Draft, the 49ers selected San Francisco native, John Brodie. He was a 6’1”, 198 pound quarterback, out of Sanford University. During his rookie season, he saw limited action….