Prospects way too good for 49ers to pass up at No. 31 (who aren't tackles)

An offensive tackle has been a very common position mocked to the 49ers at No. 31 in the draft, but what are some other prospects that might slide that should be under consideration?
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While tackle is definitely a position of need and a popular mock for the 49ers, there are players from other positions who could be worth a look at No. 31.

With the NFL Draft under a month away, the fire is well and truly lit as the San Francisco 49ers prepare to take a player in the first round for the first time in quite a while.

And with that comes the fans wondering exactly what their shiny new toy is going to be under the proverbial Christmas tree.

Well, it's Christmas in April for a draftnik like myself, anyway.

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While offensive tackle has been a popular mock for the 49ers for good reason, and it's very likely it could fall that way, that doesn't mean that other positions will be ignored. After all, one of the intriguing things with such a late pick is the excitement of a player falling down the draft unexpectedly.

It always happens, it'll happen this year.

So, who would the 49ers consider?

Here are five realistic prospects who could have San Francisco pondering deeply over.

. . Adonai Mitchell. Adonai Mitchell. 1. 1. Wide Receiver. . player. 467

This one is a bit dependent on whether or not Brandon Aiyuk leaves the team, but there's no doubt some strong receiving prospects in this draft who could be a ready replacement.

While his fellow Longhorn Xavier Worthy took all the attention, Adonai Mitchell is probably the more rounded receiver. I've gushed before about him, including his NFL Combine performance:

"Adonai Mitchell transferred from Georgia to Texas, and the move paid off, as he recorded 55 receptions for 845 yards and 11 touchdowns for the Longhorns. He's a good size at 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds, showing exceptional athletic skills with a 4.34 40-yard time and a 10-yard split of 1.52 seconds.

Jeremy Wohlfart, Niner Noise

An excellent athlete who runs routes very well, he fits perfectly as a player in the 49ers' motion-oriented scheme designed to get yards after the catch. He could be an instant impact player on a team looking to go one better in 2024.