The 49ers made a massive jump up in the 2021 NFL draft by sending three first-round picks and a third-round pick to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for the No. 3 overall pick.
By moving up from No. 12 to No. 3, the 49ers have shown they’ve targeted a player they want, and they unloaded big-time capital to move up to get them.
But who is it? Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is set to go No. 1 overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars. After that, things get less certain.
The New York Jets pick second, and they could swing for a quarterback, but they may also aim for a foundational defensive player under new head coach Robert Saleh, or an offensive player to help out quarterback Sam Darnold if they opt to stick with him.
San Francisco is going to have a ton of options on the board when they select third overall. Here are a few quarterback names to keep an eye on, as well as a few non-QBs just in case the 49ers front office lost its collective mind: