The 49ers used their fourth-round pick on Kentavius Street, a defensive end from N.C. State.
Who is he? Street is a big, powerful defensive end who is 6-foot-2, 280 pounds and who can squat 700 pounds. He had 38 tackles and 3 1/2 sacks last season, one of them against Notre Dame in a game in which he often went up against Mike McGlinchey, the 49ers' first-round pick. Fans still recovering from the Trent Baalke era won't be happy to hear that Street suffered an ACL tear during a workout with the New York Giants on March 31, meaning he is unlikely to play in 2018. Street likely turned heads in the East-West Shrine all-star game where he had two sacks and eight total pressures.
Where does he fit? Street is not the edge-rushing Leo defensive end the 49ers have been seeking. His best fit probably is at the so-called "big end" spot on the opposite side of the line where Arik Armstead and Ronald Blair are expected to play. Street's draft bio on NFL.com, in fact, compares him to Blair.
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