VIDEO: 49ers select Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas as their No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft

 

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The San Francisco 49ers have selected Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas as their No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft.

General manager John Lynch traded down one spot with Chicago to get extra picks in the second and third round this year and a third-rounder next year. The Bears took quarterback Mitchell Trubisky with the pick.

This is the third straight year the Niners have taken a defensive lineman with their first pick. They took Arik Armstead in 2015 and DeForest Buckner last year.

The Chicago Bears gave the 49ers the No. 3 pick and a pick next year.

KRON4’s Gary Radnich and Mark Carpenter are covering the draft all day long.

Stay with KRON4 for updates on this breaking news story on-air, online, and on the KRON4 app.

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