Former Stanford tight end, Coby Fleener, is the biggest prospect to be available at his position in the NFL draft since Vernon Davis was picked by the San Francisco 49ers in 2006, but he isn’t the athlete the team should draft or trade up to pick if given the chance. This isn’t saying Fleener won’t be a star or that he hasn’t shown lots of potential, but why draft a tight end when Davis, arguably the NFL's best, is already the starter and his backup, Delanie Walker, could start elsewhere? It’s pure fandom.
Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, may not have to deal with the temptation of drafting his former tight end, Coby Fleener, after all. The 49ers are slotted with the 30th overall selection in the upcoming NFL draft... Read Post
Stanford tight end Coby Fleener has been getting a lot of attention with the draft rapidly approaching in April. The NFL has developed into a passing league and athletic pass-catching tight ends are at a premium now more than ever. ... Read Post
The San Francisco 49ers held a local pro day this week with a pretty competitive turnout. During the pro day, former Stanford Cardinal tight end Coby Fleener arrived to meet with the 49ers staff. Fleener did not work out or particip... Read Post