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MATT MAIOCCO'S MOCK DRAFT
Maiocco's Mock: With the 10th pick, the 49ers select . . .
Press Democrat 49ers expert predicts LSU DE Tyson Jackson will be Niners' selection

  • LSU defensive lineman Tyson Jackson runs a football drill at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis on Monday, Feb. 23, 2009. (MICHAEL CONROY / Associated Press)

1. Detroit Lions

Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia

Heres your $40 million, and good luck with this sorry franchise.

2. St. Louis Rams

Eugene Monroe, OT, Virginia

Have I made a mockery of this mock draft, yet?

3. Kansas City Chiefs

Jason Smith, OT, Baylor

A change of plans when this tackle slides to them at this spot.

4. Seattle Seahawks

Aaron Curry, LB, Wake Forest

Decided on help for defense rather than offensive playmaker.

5. Cleveland Browns

B.J. Raji, DT, Boston College

Hes big and talented, and if he checks out clean, hes the pick here.

6. Cincinnati Bengals

Andre Smith, OT, Alabama

And hell be instructed to never, ever take his shirt off in public again.

7. OAKLAND RAIDERS

Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech

Finally, JaMarcus Russell gets somebody who can help him succeed.

8. Jacksonville Jaguars

Mark Sanchez, QB, USC

It might not be the Jaguars making the pick, but the QB is the call.

9. Green Bay Packers

Michael Oher, OT, Virginia

Blind side protected whether its Pack or Pats trading up.

10. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Tyson Jackson, DE, LSU

Need? No. Nice fit for 49ers defensive scheme? Yes.

11. Buffalo Bills

Brian Orakpo, DE, Texas

Theyll get their offensive tackle later in the first.

12. Denver Broncos

Chris Wells, RB, Ohio State

Broncs nearly ran out of runners last season.

13. Washington Redskins

Jeremy Maclin, WR, Missouri

Talented wideout isnt going to drop any further.

14. New Orleans Saints

Malcolm Jenkins, DB, Ohio State

Solid, solid player but might be better fit at safety.

15. Houston Texans

Brian Cushing, LB, USC

Building a nice, young defense to lead the way.

16. San Diego Chargers

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