San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke looked for one clear trait to shine above all others when evaluating players ahead of the NFL draft: Versatility.
The San Francisco 49ers have traded up to take Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick with the 36th overall pick in the NFL draft.
A year ago, Trent Baalke guided the San Francisco 49ers through the draft for the first time and added a few key pieces to a team favored to win the NFC West and reach the playoffs after a long absence.
The 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke has continued to say he’d like quarterback Alex Smith to stay on the team. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he’s not surprised by Baalke’s comments.
The San Francisco 49ers would welcome back quarterback Alex Smith and said it’s up to the 2005 first overall pick to decide if he wants to return.
John Madden talks to Jim Harbaugh about his new job: Harbaugh says it was a difficult choice between staying at Stanford and coaching the Niners, but that the competitive challenge of coaching in the NFL won out.
Trent Baalke has been promoted to general manager of the San Francisco 49ers.
49ers vice president of player personnel Trent Baalke interviewed Saturday with team president Jed York for San Francisco’s general manager vacancy.
John Madden discusses reports that team VP Trent Baalke will be the next general manager of the 49ers, and reacts to speculation that Stanford’s Jim Harbaugh is on the team’s head coach list.