Found May 02, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told \ KNBR-AM in San Francisco that he had to send rookie wide receiver Quinton Patton home for showing up to work too early. ProFootballTalk.com has the story. Patton would not have been able to take part in the club’s minicamp from May 10 through May 12 if he arrived this week. According to Harbaugh, NFL rookies can be present at a club’s facilities right after they are drafted, but Patton was arriving after that period of time. Harbaugh joked that Patton’s trip was “probably the best money that he’s ever spent,” given how the story would now be associated with his desire to play the game. But Harbaugh’s respect for the rookie is clear. “The fact that he would buy his own ticket, fly out here, just to me speaks volumes about him,” Harbaugh said. “I mean, to be honest with you, he reminds me of me. That’s something I would have done.” Don’t be surprised if Patton passes AJ. Jenkins on the depth chart at some point this coming season.  It already
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