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Who was the most surprising pick from the 49ers’ 2021 draft?

Related Topics: Aaron Banks, Trey Lance

This time a week ago, we were reacting to the 49ers selection of Trey Lance and wondering what direction the team would head in on Day 2 of the draft. We predicted the team would go either edge rusher or wide receiver, and boy were we wrong.

We talked about how a running back would be drafted earlier than most predicted, which came to fruition. Nobody expected the Niners to trade up for a running back and use a later round selection on a back.

San Francisco’s draft was full of curveballs — especially if you were in the belief that Mac Jones was the selection at No.