FS Eric Reid out of LSU is a player the 49ers may look to at No. 31. Reid is projected as a 2nd rounder, but at 31 overall, it might not be that much of a stretch. If he is the player the 49ers covet. Doubt he is there at the end of the 2nd round, but with 14 picks the 49ers do have fire power if they chose to trade up.
LSU has been especially strong in producing defensive backs to the NFL, with Reid entering his junior season every bit as highly regarded as former top six picks Patrick Peterson, Morris Claiborne and LaRon Landry.
Reid, the son of a former three-time All-American (1984-87) sprinter for LSU with the same name, signed with the Tigers as a highly regarded prep prospect and immediately made an impact, playing in all 13 games and earning starts in the final three regular season contests. He posted 32 tackles, including a tackle for loss and demonstrated the ability to make big plays in big games immed...