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Curtis Holcomb's "Pro Day" sealed the deal
Curtis Holcomb's "Pro Day" sealed the deal
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
49ers high on Holcomb's character
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:05/25/2011
 San Francisco, Cal. - Curtis Holcomb had what possibly no player ever did in San Francisco 49ers history.  49ers General Manager Trent Baalke marveled at the fact that Holcomb was a captain for four years at FAMU.  That was part of what convinced the 49ers to look further into the small school cornerback.

Holcomb, first turned heads with his "Pro Day," workout.  Those results from the workout sent the NFL scouts back with a mission to research the kid from FAMU.  It ultimately led to the 49ers selecting Holcomb in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Baalke, speaking in front of members of the media about his 2011 draft picks, said "...Mel Kiper (Jr.) had to fumble through his papers because the guy was unrated," in reference to Holcomb's being selected in the NFL Draft.  Baalke went on to say, " Talk about wired right? I don't know that anybody in our building ever heard of it.  A guy that's been a four-time captain at the college level."

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