Just like Daniel Kilgore, the 49ers came across another left tackle at the 2011 NFL Draft who can slide inside and play guard in the NFL.
Michael Person, Montana State’s left tackle last season and a starter for all 42 of his collegiate contests, was that player who the team made the No. 239 overall selection in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
Although Person played on the Division I-AA level, he earned All-Big Sky Conference honors in 2010 helping his team to a conference championship. And at that level, the 6-foot-4, 299-pound lineman was dominant.
“You’re looking for a guy that does not lose very often at this level of competition,” general manager Trent Baalke said at his review of the 2011 draft class. “You want somebody who dominates.”
Like Kilgore, Baalke feels confident Person can compete inside and give the 49ers great depth at the guard position. He also liked Person’s footwork and ability to finish blocks.
Later on Goal Posts, we’ll finish our posts on Baalke’s film review by sharing his comments on Florida A&M cornerback Curtis Holcomb.
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