2010 NFL Draft Analysis: Mike Singletary Will Hit People in the Mouth

April 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oregon running back Legarette Blount wasn't drafted by the San Francisco 49ers, but he did sign as a free agent on Saturday night to round out a group of incoming rookies clearly hand-picked by head coach Mike Singletary.
Singletary began his tenure as 49ers head coach by announcing he wanted players who would do what he did in his NFL Hall of Fame career. He wanted guy who would hit people in the mouth. While reviewing the 2010 draft on Saturday, he announced with glee that every player chosen was one who will hit and hit hard.
Blount, however, is the only new 49er we know for sure has experience hitting people in the mouth. He punched that smart aleck Boise State lineman in the face on national TV and nearly knocked the guy out cold. Blount, immediately, has just as much chance of making the 49ers roster as any of the 2010 draftees. He's big, strong, fast and...he will hit you in the mouth.
It was Singletary's draft. Trent Baalke has some player personnel type title, b...

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