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San Francisco 49ers Select Vance McDonald in the 2nd Round

2.23 San Francisco 49ers Vance McDonald, TE, Rice (6-4, 267) Vance McDonald was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 23rd pick of the 2nd round in the 2013 NFL Draft. Jim Harbaugh sure does love his tight ends, he loses Delanie Walker to free agency and goes out and gets McDonald. He’s a tall athletic player who will present match up problems in the passing game. He needs...
Via FF Locker Room
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers select TE McDonald with 55th pick of draft

The San Francisco 49ers have filled another big need, trading up to select Rice tight end Vance McDonald with the 55th selection of the NFL draft. The NFC champions acquired the pick from the Green Bay Packers on Friday, giving up the 61st choice in the second round and a sixth-round pick at No. 173. San Francisco lost Delanie Walker, the backup to Vernon Davis, to the Titans last...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers move up six spots to draft tight end Vance McDonald

Needing a secondary tight end after Delanie Walker left for the Titans in free agency, the 49ers filled the hole by drafting Rice tight end Vance McDonald with the 55th pick in the second round of the draft Friday. The Niners moved up six spots to make the pick after relinquishing the 61st (their original second round pick) and 174th (sixth round) selections to the Packers. San...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers select TE Vance McDonald at 55. CBS Sports McDonald, the son of a former Texas Longhorns linebacker, did not receive the attention of large collegiate programs out of high school. One reason could be his hometown of Winnie, Texas, which has a population of less than 3,500 people. Even though he comes from a small town, McDonald has big-time talent and displayed plenty of that during Senior Bowl...
Via 49ersNews
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Sleepers: Robert Alford, Vance McDonald, and Devin Taylor

  Follow @DSchmelzerTSB on Twitter The first round of the NFL Draft is this Thursday, April 25th, at 8 PM ET. Because of this, starting today I am going to post a NFL Draft sleeper piece every morning until the draft. There is very little chance that any of these guys are selected in the first round on Thursday, they will probably be picked somewhere in rounds 2-7, that take place...
Via Total Sports Blog
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Evaluating Senior Bowl Tight Ends

By Contributor Steve Shoup, One of the position groups that I was least excited about seeing this week was the tight ends. Not only was there no early round talent among this group, but there was even a question if some of these guys would get drafted. Many of the guys seemed one dimensional and weren’t highly touted, and could leave them undrafted at a position that...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Football. Rice Postgame Quotes

Rice postgame quotes from the Nov. 5 game against UTEP. Quotes from head coach David Bailiff, quarterback Nick Fanuzzi, wide receiver Vance McDonald and cornerback Bryce Callahan.
Via Rice Athletics
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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