49ers’ 2011 Draft class is no stranger to law enforcement

Carlos Avila Gonazles, The Chronicle

Carlos Avila Gonazles, The Chronicle

The San Francisco 49ers 2011 draft class is extremely talented. However, four of their top five selections have found themselves in hot water with the law as of late. The only player in the top five not to have any sort of run-ins with the law is RB Kendall Hunter. Below is a timeline of recent arrests and/or run-ins with law enforcement during this year’s off-season.

1/31/14- C Daniel Kilgore (5th Round No. 163)

Arrested for Public Intoxication in Kingsport

3/28/14 CB Chris Culliver (3rd Round No. 80)

Arrested for felony hit-and-run charges including brass knuckles

4/10/14- QB Colin Kaepernick (2nd Round No. 36) 

Investigated for “suspicious incident” in Miami hotel

4/13/14- OLB Aldon Smith (1st Round No. 7) 

Arrested after random secondary screening in which he said “bomb.”


Ryan is the Founder/CEO of NinerFans.com, 49ers Beat Writer, Live Game Day Correspondent for Bleacher Report and member of Pro Football Writers of America. Born and raised in San Jose, he also graduated from San Diego State University. His work has been featured on NFL Network, 95.7 The Game, National Football Post, Sports Illustrated, FanSided Network, ESPN Radio, CBS Sports 810, and NBC Bay Area News. For more information, please contact him via email at ryan@NinerFans.com or call him at (408) 622-0996.