Data Scout Notes: AP2nd/WCamp1st/1stC/PNagurski/PBednarik/PWCamp/PThorpe/1stC
Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: Safety Taylor Mays -- In watching film of him at USC, the 49ers noticed he typically played 20 yards off the line of scrimmage. The 49ers plan to play him in the box in run support.
A closer look at the 49ers' picks: Round 2/49 -- Taylor Mays, S, 6-3, 230, USC: He's a physically gifted player who toppled out of the first round because teams did not see him make many plays on film. In four seasons as a college starter, Mays recorded just five interceptions, with four of those coming in his first two years. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Taylor Mays News
10/29/13 - S Taylor Mays is out for Thursday's game due to a shoulder injury and could miss extended time.
09/12/13 - S Taylor Mays showed some good technique in some plays at linebacker in nickel coverage and had three tackles.
09/09/13 - S Taylor Mays saw nine plays in nickel at linebacker during the Chicago game and finished with three tackles.
09/04/13 - S Taylor Mays is getting snaps at linebacker with the team down to only five linebackers. It is anticipated that he will see action there in nickel or dime packages.
10/03/12 - S Taylor Mays has taken back the starting strong safety job and has an edge over Jeromy Miles.