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NFL Draft 2012: 49ers To Host Local Pro Day April 18th

The San Francisco 49ers will host a pro day for local area players next Wednesday, April 18th, per CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco. It will take place at the team's practice facility in Santa Clara, and will give some of the lesser known local draft prospects a chance to showcase their talents.

NFL teams are allowed 30 'official' non-local prospect visits prior to the Draft but there's no limit with how many 'local' players they host in the run up to the big day, and these local visits include players from area schools and players that grew up in the region. The 49ers certainly have a slight advantage here, with several schools in the area and are boosted by Southern California's rich tradition of churning out NFL-caliber football players.

Per Matt Maiocco, the following local players are expected to be in attendance, with asterisks representing players that were invited to the Combine.

Cal: P Bryan Anger*, WR Michael Calvin, S D.J. Campbell, S Sean Cattouse*, OL Justin Cheadle, LB Ryan Davis, WR Coleman Edmond, OL Justin Gates, DL Trevor Guyton*, LB D.J. Holt, WR Marvin Jones*, LB Mychal Kendricks*, DB Virdell Larkins, TE Anthony Miller, DL Ernest Owusu, T Mitchell Schwartz*, PK Giorgio Tavecchio.

Stanford: S Johnson Bademosi, G David DeCastro*, TE Coby Fleener*, WR Corey Gatewood, S Delano Howell*, QB Andrew Luck*, T Jonathan Martin*, DE Matt Masifilo, WR Chris Owusu*, RB Jeremy Stewart, S Michael Thomas and WR Griff Whalen.

San Jose State: WR Michael Avila, CB Brandon Driver, QB Matt Faulkner, LB Pompey Festejo, DB Alex Germany, S Duke Ihenacho*, OL Fred Koloto, DE Mohamed Marah, DT Andrew Moeaki, RB Lamon Muldrow, S Manu Ngatikaura, C Robbie Reed, RB Brandon Rutley, CB Peyton Thompson, OL Andres Vargas, LS Ben Zorn.

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