It’s not quite known which number top 49ers draft pick Aldon Smith will wear next season, but you can pre-order his rookie jersey now at shop49ers.com. However, the same can’t be said for the rest of the 2011 draft class, who have all decided which uniform numbers they will wear as 49ers.
Per the league’s uniform number rules, linebackers like Smith can wear numbers ranging from 50-59 and 90-99 in the regular season.
“It’s a big decision,” Smith said on April 29 while posing for photos on the 49ers practice field. “I have to think about it.”
Only a few numbers in his position range are currently available to Smith, but more could open up later in the summer if free agency takes place. For now, if the 49ers were to practice he would wear No. 48.
The 49ers second-round pick has made his mind up already. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick will don the No. 7 in his NFL career.
“What I did in college will not help me be great here,” Kaepernick wrote in a tweet on May 2. “It is time to start from scratch!”
To round out the other rookie uniform selections, third-round pick Chris Culliver will wear No. 29, fourth-round pick Kendall Hunter will wear No. 32, fifth-round pick Daniel Kilgore will wear No. 67, sixth-round pick Ronald Johnson will wear No. 88, sixth-round pick Colin Jones will wear No. 43, seventh-round pick Bruce Miller will wear No. 49, seventh-round pick Michael Person will wear No. 78 and seventh-round pick Curtis Holcomb will wear No. 41.
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