Trey Lance drafted by the 49ers

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North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance appears on the red carpet at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame before the NFL football draft Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer, Pool)

North Dakota State University quarterback Trey Lance was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday.

Lance, a redshirt freshman from Marshall, Minnesota, won the Walter Payton Award and Jerry Rice Award and was named the most valuable player of the 2020 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.

He was the No. 3 overall pick.

Wednesday on Twitter, Lance said he was excited to see where his journey takes him next.

He brought his younger brother and dad to the draft in downtown Cleveland.

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