Data Scout Notes: AP1st/WCamp1st/1stC/AFCA/OutlandFinalist/PLombardi/POutland/2nd team
Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Guard Mike Iupati -- The 49ers did not buy into the long-held belief that guards do not have value in the middle of the first round. The last guard who went this high in the draft was Steve Hutchinson in 2001, and he has been to seven Pro Bowls.
A closer look at the 49ers' picks: Round 1/17 -- Mike Iupati, OG, 6-5, 331, Idaho: The 49ers were prepared to take him with their first selection in the first round. They like his size and aggressive approach. But they'll have to harness his aggression. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Mike Iupati News
09/15/14 - LG Mike Iupati gave up a sack to Bears DT Stephen Paea in Sunday's loss. The Bears sacked 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick four times, recorded five "hurries" on his throws and forced him to scramble four times.
01/21/14 - LG Mike Iupati suffered a broken left fibula on Anthony Dixon's touchdown run in the first half. It won't require surgery and his recovery time is slated for two months, according to reports. Outside of QB Colin Kaepernick's scrambles, the 49ers couldn't get the running game going even with Iupati on the field as RB Frank Gore finished with 14 yards on 11 carries.
12/13/13 - G Mike Iupati (knee) took part in limited practice again Friday and was listed as questionable.
12/11/13 - G Mike Iupati (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, but his status against Tampa Bay remains unclear.
12/04/13 - LG Mike Iupati (knee) did not practice Wednesday and is not expected to play against Seattle.