Brandon Aiyuk the X Factor for 49ers Heading Into the Season

September 09, 2022

Athlete Studio

If the 49ers are to take the big leap forward, they will need a boost from their receiving corps and Brandon Aiyuk is ready for the challenge. He’s already been receiving rave reviews from the Niners front office and other media members throughout training camp, and many believe that he’s ready to take the next step in his NFL career. 

Aiyuk has been a steady contributor for San Francisco ever since he became the 25th overall selection in the 2020 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he had 60 receptions for 748 yards and five touchdowns. Last year, he finished with 826 yards and five touchdowns. 

Living up to the hype of being a first-rounder is the variable that can drive the 49ers to an opportunity to win their sixth Super Bowl. With so many great players on the 49ers , Brandon Aiyuk looks poised to become the X-Factor for the Niners in the 2022-2023 NFL season.