San Francisco 49ers

Round 7b: 49ers use final pick on receiver Richie James

Middle Tennessee State wide receiver Richie James runs a drill at the NFL scouting combine, Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Indianapolis.
Middle Tennessee State wide receiver Richie James runs a drill at the NFL scouting combine, Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Indianapolis. AP

With their final pick of the draft, the 49ers selected Richie James, a wide receiver from Middle Tennessee State.

Who is he? James finished his career in first place in receiving yards, receptions and touchdowns at Middle Tennessee State. He's 5-10, 183 pounds and he ran his 40-yard dash at the combine in 4.48 seconds. His 2017 season was cut short in October due to a broken collarbone, but he still managed 31 receptions, 290 yards and three receiving touchdowns.

How does he fit? James' size and quickness may suggest he's a slot receiver, but Kyle Shanahan said he'll probably start out at the X position, which is where Marquise Goodwin plays.

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