49ers Select CB – Keith Reaser with pick No. 170

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The 49ers select cornerback Keith Reaser out of Florida Atlantic with the 170th pick in the NFL Draft.

School: Florida Atlantic Experience: Senior
Height: 5-11 Weight: 189
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OverviewStrengthsWeaknesses
2013: Started five of the first six games, but missed the final six games after tearing his ACL in a game against UAB. 2012: Started all 12 games. 2011: Started all 12 games. 2010: Played in 10 games and started two. 2009: Redshirted.
Has a solid build. Quick pedal — turns his feet over rapidly and is controlled and balanced in reverse. Smooth-hipped. Good football intelligence. Understands run fits. Comfortable in off-man coverage — maintains good cushion and keeps receivers in front of him. Nice shadow and mirror in man coverage. Respected team leader.
Average agility and long speed. Lacks strength in run support and could stand to be more aggressive filling. Tackles low. Not explosive. Nonchalant football-playing demeanor. Does not play with confidence or trigger quickly to what he sees. Average ball skills.
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