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Source: Former BYU standout Austin Collie working out for the 49ers

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  • FatMan86 West Jordan, UT
    Aug. 2, 2013 12:33 p.m.

    The 49ers didn't mistreat A. Smith, they simply started a quarterback who they felt had a better chance of getting them to the Super Bowl. It's pretty hard to argue with the results so far.

    Signing Collie however is a mistake. They are already missing Crabtree, and Collie is about 1 more concussion away from a doctor telling him to either hang it up, or plan on being a vegetable the rest of his life. I admire him for his determination to return, but I just think it's too risky for the Niners.....and perhaps for Collie too.

  • Rational Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 1, 2013 9:59 p.m.

    If he goes to the 49ers I'd have to root for them despite the fact I dislike the way they treated Alex Smith... Collie is smart, would adjust well when K scrambled, and he is tough to cover in the red zone. They'd be smart to pick him up.