James Jones: “From talking to the guys that I’ve talked to in that Niners locker room, they think this kid is special. They truly believe he’s special. Kyle Shanahan knows ‘If I don’t win in this league as a head coach, I end up getting fired, so if I truly believe that Trey Lance is not that much better than Jimmy Garoppolo or Trey Lance can’t get the job done, I’m going to stick with Jimmy G.’ And for them to come out as an organization saying what they’re saying, that shows me that this kid is showing them everything they need to know in practice that he is ‘THAT DUDE’… From what I’m hearing, what from I’m seeing from him when he came in for those couple of games that he’s played, this is a superstar in the making, I’m here telling everybody right now. I think he’s going to be a bonafide superstar in the league with Kyle Shanahan. Kyle sees it and that’s why he said ‘Jimmy, we love you, but we’re looking for somewhere to put you.” (Full Segment Above)
Watch former NFL wide receiver James Jones join The Herd with Colin Cowherd explaining why he thinks Trey Lance is going to be a ‘bonafide superstar in the league', just 24 hours after the 49ers officially named Lance the starting quarterback over lame duck starter Jimmy Garoppolo.
Check out the segment above as Jones says players within the 49ers organization that he has talked to say that Lance is a ‘special’ talent.