SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Due to a scheduling battle with one other distinguished professional day, San Francisco 49ers basic supervisor John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan had 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 probability.
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 advised ESPN. The Athletic first reported that Fields, who’s within the dialog for the 49ers with the No. 3 general choose, will probably be taking part within the second professional day.
Shanahan and Lynch didn’t see Fields’ first professional day as a result of they had 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 taking part in a single earlier in March.
Though assistant basic supervisor Adam Peters, school scouting director Ethan Waugh and quarterbacks coach Wealthy Scangarello represented the Niners in Columbus for Fields’ first professional day, Shanahan indicated there can be a second alternative for him to see Fields in particular person and that the main points had been being labored out.
“Alabama has already had one, that is their second one. And simply speaking with Fields’ agent and all the things, 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 form of made it a simple resolution.”
Fields is without doubt one of 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 believe general, I had a strong day,” Fields advised reporters after that first exercise. “After all, as I believe everyone is aware of, my purpose in that 40-yard sprint was to be at the very least within the 4.3s, so in fact I am form of mad about that. However, you recognize, apart from that, I believed I threw fairly nicely. I believed I simply had just a few missed throws, however that occurs. Not everyone goes to be good.”