• San Francisco 49ers select LSU safety Eric Reid with the 18th overall pick

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Apr 25, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers have selected LSU safety Eric Reid with the 18th overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. LSU safety Eric Reid was an increasingly popular projection to be selected by the San Francisco 49ers as the 2013 NFL mock drafts piled up late this week. They used the pick to shore up the safety spot, grabbing Eric Reid from LSU to join a group that lost Dashon Goldson to the Buccaneers in free agency. "They were actually the only school that recruited me as hard as LSU did. The 49ers still have 11 draft picks, including two selections in Friday's second round. The team must have seen him as a cut above the remaining safeties still on the board and history shows when Trent Baalke identifies his guy, he’s not afraid to go and get him.
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      LSU safety Eric Reid was an increasingly popular projection to be selected by the San Francisco 49ers as the 2013 NFL mock drafts piled up late this week. The assumption was that the 49ers might get him at No. 31, but with the New Orleans Saints taking …
      Source: ESPN.com
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