49ers training camp overreactions: Trey Lance, QBs under microscope

The 49ers have held four practices, so let’s not get ahead of ourselves.

They are still a couple days away from putting on full pads for the first time since the end of last season.

What could any reasonable or rational person conclude after such a small sample size in training camp?

Well, this is not necessarily the space for reasonable and rational.

This is our first installment of 49ers Overreactions for the 2021 season . . . 

Trey Lance will show why he was a 1AA QB and Lynch will be on the hot seat for blowing the pick.

— Soul Rebel (@UofUtes21) August 1, 2021

Overreaction? Yes.

General manager John Lynch had a flawless approach to the 49ers’ selection of quarterback Trey Lance with the No. 3 overall pick.

Lynch did all the homework. He communicated multiple times a day with head coach Kyle Shanahan. He deferred to Shanahan, who knows exactly what he wants from a quarterback.

Ultimately, the player Shanahan said he wanted was the player Lynch wanted, too.

The only FBS school that recruited Lance to play quarterback was Boise State — and they entered the picture much too late in the recruiting process.

But let’s not shortchange North Dakota State. That program is as good as any in the country at producing NFL quarterbacks. The coaching staff at NDSU is very good — most notably, Randy Hedberg, whose title is associate head coach/passing game…

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