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Tight end Vance McDonald, a second-round draft pick from Rice ad in his final two seasons, he recorded 999 receiving yards on 80 receptions and seven touchdowns. He was a first-team All-C-USA selection at tight end as a senior. He raised eyebrows during OTAs and McDonald is expected to replace Delanie Walker, who signed with the Tennessee Titans as a free agent. McDonald said he learned a lot about the 49ers' offense working behind starter Vernon Davis. "I have a great guy in front of me, Vernon, who I can watch and pick up small little details that I can apply to my game as well," McDonald said, via Matt Maiocca OF CSN Bay Area. "It's great the way they have us learning the offense here." "I couldn't have told you who I was matched up against because I was so worried about what I was doing, and the route I was running and the concepts," McDonald said. "It took me about two weeks before I could see, 'OK, this is Eric.' You start picking up on what guys doing. For a while, I was blind to all of that."  
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