Several high-profile April events are about to come up on the calendar of the San Francisco 49ers. Before the 2012 NFL Draft begins in 10 days, the team’s new stadium groundbreaking ceremony in Santa Clara will take place in just four days.
Several headlines pertaining to the new stadium could be found in the Bay Area newspapers over the weekend, too. CEO Jed York discussed the latest new stadium happenings in an informative interview with a local newspaper, a read that all 49ers fans should check out.
More on York’s interview and the latest team headlines can be found after the jump.
In an interview with The San Jose Mercury News, York explained how the team’s new stadium in Santa Clara will provide unique game-day entertainment for the 49ers Faithful.
According to Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee, the 49ers will bid to host Super Bowl L, which will be played in February of 2016.
In team news, the 49ers will begin a nine-week conditioning program on Monday. Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News outlines the rules for the program and passes along comments from second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick who’s eager to compete for playing time.
Another quarterback, Scott Tolzien, spoke with Eric Branch of The San Francisco Chronicle about the competitions taking place with all quarterbacks on the roster looking to improve their status on the depth chart.
Wes Bunting of The National Football Post offers 10 prospects who might hear their named called at the back end of the first round. These could players could potentially become 49ers with the team drafting No. 30 overall.
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49ers quarterback Alex Smith was honored by Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants over the weekend for his stellar 2011 season. More coverage on Smith’s experience can be found this week on 49ers.com.
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