Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the 49ers' picks: Round 3/88 -- Corey Lemonier, DE, 6-3, 255, Auburn...Lemonier will compete with the likes of Cam Johnson for a role as a rotational pass rusher. Played defensive end at Auburn, but fits better as an outside linebacker in the 49ers' 3-4 defense. - The Sports Xchange
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04/28/13 - The 49ers moved up via trade with the Packers for the second time on Day 2 to draft their second edge player -- a college defensive end likely to convert to outside linebacker -- Auburn's Corey Lemonier. San Francisco gave the Packers the No. 93 pick and a seventh-round pick (No. 216) to get him with the No. 88 overall pick (third round). He got off to a good start in the 2012 season -- five sacks in the first four games -- but wasn't effective later in the season. - The Sports Xchange
04/28/13 - A closer look at the 49ers' picks: Round 3/88 -- Corey Lemonier, DE, 6-3, 255, Auburn...Lemonier will compete with the likes of Cam Johnson for a role as a rotational pass rusher. Played defensive end at Auburn, but fits better as an outside linebacker in the 49ers' 3-4 defense. - The Sports Xchange
03/06/13 - 2013 Auburn Pro Day: Corey Lemonier...Lemonier decided to stand pat on his combine results and only participated in linebacker drills with former teammate Jonathan Evans. Lemonier said afterwards that his goal was to prove he can move like a linebacker, and heís committed to being prepared for possibly playing outside linebacker in the NFL. Lemonier looked fluid in the footwork and reaction drills. Lemonier is also a high motor player, and he tried to show that by going all out in the drills. Itís unclear whether or not the decision to not compete in the 40, the bench press or the other drills will hurt his stock, but he still remains a candidate to go anywhere in the first three rounds. - Andrew Yawn, The Auburn Plainsman
03/06/13 - 2013 Auburn Pro Day: On the defensive side of the ball, most scouts wanted to see Corey Lemonier. He says the draft process is tough. "It's really time demanding especially at the combine," Lemonier said. "You go to sleep at one in the morning and wake up at four o clock in the morning. It was just very stressful. It's just four days out of the year. You just have to have fun with it. I don' think anybody knows how time demanding it is."
Most players wouldn't talk about where they think they'll be drafted. They were letting their bench presses and speed drills speak for them. But, Lemonier did show some confidence. "To be honest, I think I should go in the first (round), said Lemonier. "But, I'll just be happy to make a team and have successful career. That's my goal." These guys are among the last Auburn players that were on the national championship winning team. They hope to find that same success at the next level. - Dayne Young, WRBL TV 3 News
03/06/13 - 2013 Auburn Pro Day: Representatives from 15 NFL teams gathered at Auburnís pro day on March 5. A total of 10 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Corey Lemonier, DE (6-3, 255) - Lemonier stood on most of his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine (he posted the third-best time for defensive linemen in the 40 - 4.60 seconds). He did do the vertical at Auburnís pro day, jumping 34 inches. Lemonier did position drills led by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker coach Keith Butler. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com