SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Due to a scheduling battle with one other outstanding professional day, San Francisco 49ers common supervisor John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan have been unable to attend Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields’ first professional day on March 30. Now, as Shanahan and Lynch hoped and anticipated, they’ll get one other likelihood.
Ohio State is slated to have a second professional day on April 14, offering one other alternative for groups, together with the Niners, to see Fields in particular person, a supply instructed ESPN. The Athletic first reported that Fields, who’s within the dialog for the 49ers with the No. 3 total choose, will probably be collaborating within the second professional day.
Shanahan and Lynch didn’t see Fields’ first professional day as a result of they have been in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, watching quarterback Mac Jones and the remainder of the Crimson Tide’s group of NFL prospects. That was Jones’ second professional day after collaborating in a single earlier in March.
Though assistant common supervisor Adam Peters, faculty scouting director Ethan Waugh and quarterbacks coach Wealthy Scangarello represented the Niners in Columbus for Fields’ first professional day, Shanahan indicated there could be a second alternative for him to see Fields in particular person and that the main points have been being labored out.
“Alabama has already had one, that is their second one. And simply speaking with Fields’ agent and every thing, we’ll get one other one from him, too,” Shanahan stated on March 29. “So we’ll be capable of see him, in order that type of made it a straightforward determination.”
Fields is among the quarterbacks regarded as into consideration for the 49ers’ choose at No. 3 on this 12 months’s NFL draft, together with the likes of Jones and North Dakota State’s Trey Lance.
At his first professional day, Fields placed on a powerful efficiency, operating the 40-yard sprint in an unofficial time of 4.44 seconds and delivering correct strikes on a number of deep throws.
“I feel total, I had a stable day,” Fields instructed reporters after that first exercise. “In fact, as I feel everyone is aware of, my aim in that 40-yard sprint was to be no less than within the 4.3s, so after all I am type of mad about that. However, you already know, aside from that, I assumed I threw fairly nicely. I assumed I simply had a couple of missed throws, however that occurs. Not everyone goes to be excellent.”