49ers Sign Colton McKivitz

The 49ers have signed fifth-round rookie Colton McKivitz, per a club announcement. In accordance with his slot, the offensive lineman will earn about $3.6MM over the course of his four-year deal.

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On draft weekend, the 49ers shipped running back Matt Breida to the Dolphins for the No. 153 overall pick, which they used to select McKivitz. At West Virginia, McKivitz suited up for 50 games (47 starts) over the course of five years on campus. Last year, he earned first-team all-conference honors for his work at left tackle.

The West Virginia product may vie for time as a supporting guard, Somewhere behind projected starters Laken Tomlinson and Tom Compton. He could also push for snaps on the outside, where he’d back Trent Williams and Mike McGlinchey.

Here’s the full rundown of SF’s class, via PFR’s 2020 NFL Draft Pick Signing Tracker:

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  1. nolanthewild

    Tom Compton is awful. I was so happy when the vikings chose not to bring him back a few years ago.

    • wagner13

      Yeah, I believe Garland would be a better option. He played well at center in place of Richburg down the stretch last season

      • BrandonGregory74

        McKivitz plays with a bit of a high pad level but he has great feet and he has good length. If he’s a Guard he’s a left Guard but he can play either tackle. Good pick up.

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