49ers news: Mandatory minicamp left us with these 5 major takeaways

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance (5)
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Texas Longhorns, D'Shawn Jamison
Texas Longhorns defensive back D’Shawn Jamison / Tim Warner/GettyImages

49ers minicamp takeaway No. 3: D’Shawn Jamison might be the next UDFA gem

A year ago, Jordan Mason was the player to watch from the ranks of the undrafted.

This year, perhaps it's defensive back D'Shawn Jamison.

San Francisco's depth chart within the secondary is a bit more fluid than at most other positions, meaning a player like Jamison might be able to hang around as a back-end reserve, provided he has both versatility to play multiple spots and will contribute on special teams.

The latter part isn't quite clear yet, but it appears as if Jamison is making a good enough impression so far, at least according to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat's Jack Hammer:

"Jamison, an undrafted rookie free agent, was all over the field today. The former Texas Longhorn did not allow a reception on four targets including a pair of pass breakups.

Jamison outperformed fifth-round draft pick Darrell Luter Jr. these last two days as defenders have been able to be more aggressive."

No. 1 cornerback Charvarius Ward sat out the two-day practices, so the depth chart is slightly thinner than usual, leaving players like Jamison with more field time.

He's still a long shot to make the 53-man roster in year one, but he's arguably the favorite out of the whole class of UDFAs to do so this year.