Trent Baalke and Jim Harbaugh have a man in mind for the 30th pick in Thursday’s NFL draft, if the player is still around at that spot for San Francisco. And if the 49ers don’t jump on a chance to move up to land someone they believe could help right away as the reigning NFC West champions look to make another Super Bowl push in 2012.
The San Francisco 49ers have confidence in Trent Baalke leading them for the long haul.
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.