While Jim Harbaugh has gotten acclaim for getting the most out of the San Francisco 49ers' roster he inherited, he hasn't gotten the most out of his own 49ers' draft picks. In grading the Niners' draft picks in the Harbaugh era, that much is clear.
Nonetheless, he's still managed to sprinkle in the occasional star among his lot of non-contributing draftees.
With that said, let's examine the specific grades attached to the 49ers' draft picks going back to the 2011 NFL draft.
Their grades are related to their production in correspondence to where they were selected. Also, with the most recent draftees only having six games under their belt, potential will factor into these grades as well.
Lastly, the quality of possible alternative picks will be weighed also.
Players are listed in the order in which they were drafted.