Scot McCloughan served in a 49ers front bureau from 2005-2009, was with a Seattle Seahawks as comparison crew executive from 2010-2013 and was a ubiquitous manager of a Washington Redskins from 2015-16. He is deliberate by many to be one of a best talent evaluators of a past few decades, and has had his palm in drafting mixed All-Pros including Patrick Willis, Russell Wilson, Kam Chancellor, and Richard Sherman.
But it’s a opposite 49er fable and fan favorite that McCloughan suggested as a proudest breeze collect of his career when asked on Twitter Thursday evening: 49ers all-time heading rusher Frank Gore.
McCloughan also reliable that Gore came looking for him on entering a 49ers’ building for a initial time after being drafted.
McCloughan had a palm in drafting Gore in a 3rd turn of a 2005 breeze when he was a team’s clamp boss of actor personnel. Gore became a team’s full-time starting using behind by 2006, and remained in that ability until 2014, creation a Pro Bowl 5 times in a process. Gore’s 11,073 rushing yards for San Francisco are a many in a franchise’s story by scarcely 4,000 yards. Gore is now eighth on a all-time rushing list, and is about to start his 13th deteriorate as a pro with a Indianapolis Colts.