Fitting that a center would lead the 49ers in snaps played in 2011.
That was the case this season as Bobb McKittrick award winner Jonathan Goodwin played in all but four of San Francisco’s 1,026 offensive snaps according to data obtained by Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. Goodwin, however, wasn’t alone in the honor. The Pro Bowl alternate shared the honor with second-year guard Mike Iupati.
That same snap count information was used in our story about the growth of undrafted 49ers defensive linemen Demarcus Dobbs and Ian Williams. Both players are eager to build off memorable rookie seasons in San Francisco.
Now for more on the player’s snap counts, NBA comparisons and more 49ers news, check out the best team-related headlines after the jump.
Barrows has the complete rundown of the 49ers participation in 2011. Both Goodwin and Iupati led the way in offensive snaps, and also played 90 snaps of special teams.
Who doesn’t love to check out mock drafts at this time of the year? If you’re one of those in search of draft projections, the National Football Posts has the 49ers taking Rutgers wide receiver Mohamed Sanu in its latest mock. Draft analyst Wes Bunting writes, “Sanu is a monster with good quickness for his size and a real physical dimension to his game. He offers the ability to run after the catch and can contribute inside from day one.”
Lastly, San Jose Mercury News writer Dan Brown tweeted information on where donations can be made to the Freddie Solomon Scholarship Fund.
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Donte Whitner ranks high in terms of San Francisco’s most passionate players. It appears Whitner is already counting the days until training camp.
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