San Francisco 49ers

49ers visiting with wide receivers before the draft

Small-school receiver Ricky Collins is expected to make a pre-draft visit the 49ers next month, a league source said. Collins had 71 catches for 1,187 yards and 14 touchdowns at Texas A&M Commerce last season.

Collins, who measured 6-0, 198 pounds at his recent pro day is getting interest from several teams. He also has a visit scheduled with the Browns.

Earlier this week, The Baltimore Sun reported that Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs would visit San Francisco next month. Diggs, who ran the 40-yard dash last month in 4.46 seconds, had 62 catches for 792 yards last season but missed the final three games with a lacerated kidney.

Teams are permitted to set up visits with as many as 30 players, not including local players, before the draft. Sacramento State wideout DeAndre Carter is expected to take part in the 49ers’ local pro day next month.

Read Matt Barrows’ blogs and archives at www.sacbee.com/sf49ers.

  Comments