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UH WR Steven Dunbar Signs 3-Yr Contract to Plat For the San Francisco 49ers

Share: | April 30, 2018

By Kirk Larrabee


A-list of player moves the 49ers made on Monday.

The San Francisco 49ers announced a series of roster moves Monday, waiving five players previously on the roster while signing seven undrafted rookies to free agent deals.

Here's a look at the players involved in the transactions.


* LB Jimmie Gilbert: An undrafted free agent signing of the 49ers out of Colorado in 2017, Gilbert spent his rookie season on injured reserve after tearing an ACL.

* LB Boseko Lokombo: Lokombo, who played college ball at the University of Oregon, was a late-season practice squad signing of the 49ers and was signed to a reserve/future contract earlier this offseason.

Steven Dunbar                                            * S Dexter McCoil: McCoil played in eight games (four tackles) with the 49ers
(Photo: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports)       last season after being claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Chargers.

* LB Donavin Newsom: Newsom spent his rookie season on injured reserve after suffering a concussion during training camp.

* CB Channing Stribling: Stribling, who played his college ball at the University of Michigan, was a late-season addition to the practice squad and was later signed to a reserve/future contract. He joined the league as an undrafted signing of the Cleveland Browns in 2017.


* Steven Dunbar, WR, Houston: Dunbar (6-3, 202) had 180 catches for 2,430 yards and 11 touchdowns during 51 games at Houston (38 starts). As a senior, Dunbar had 76 catches for 1,070 yards and three touchdowns and was named All-American Athletic Conference Honorable Mention.

* Ross Dwelley, TE, San Diego: Dwelley (6-5, 240) had 197 catches for 2,305 yards and 26 touchdowns in five seasons at San Diego. As a senior, Dwelley had 50 catches for 663 yards and 10 touchdowns on route to being named first-team All-Pioneer Football League. As a junior, Dwelley won second-team All-Pioneer Football League honors after catching 70 passes for 843 yards and ten touchdowns. Dwelley was rated as a Round 7 or preferred free agent prospect by

* Jack Heneghan, QB, Dartmouth: The son of former 49ers executive Lal Heneghan, Jack Heneghan (6-4, 230) started 19 of 22 games played at Dartmouth and threw for 4,900 yards and 28 touchdowns on 437-of-717 passing. Heneghan also ran for 389 yards and four touchdowns on 126 carries.

* Alan Knott, OL, South Carolina: Knott (6-4, 290) played in 49 games at South Carolina, starting 42. Knott was rated as the No. 25 center prospect in the draft by 

 Jamar McGloster, OL, Syracuse: McGloser (6-7, 309) started 24 of the 30 games he played at Syracuse, all of them over the past two seasons at right tackle. McGloster was rated as the No. 35 offensive tackle in the draft by

* Niles Scott, DL, Frostburg State: Scott (6-3, 295) had 150 tackles, 25.5 sacks, 43 tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble in 43 games (38 starts) at Frostburg State in Frostburg, Maryland. As a senior in 2017, Scott won first-team Associated Press Little All-America Division III honors after making 51 tackles, 10 sacks, and 16.5 tackles for loss. In 2016, Scott won second-team All-American Honors from the American Football Coaches Association after making 55 tackles, nine sacks, and 17.5 tackles for loss. Scott was rated as a priority free agent by

* Terrell Williams, S, Houston: Williams (6-4, 212) played two seasons at Houston after transferring from Northeast Oklahoma A&M. He totaled 95 tackles, four interceptions, one fumble recovery, and seven passes defensed. Williams was rated as the No. 41 free safety in the draft by

The 49ers, per a report earlier in the day from Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area, are also expected to eventually sign six more undrafted free agents they have reportedly come to terms with: DE Patrick Choudja (Nevada), DB Corey Griffin (Georgia Tech), CB Tarvarus McFadden (Florida State), CB Emmanuel Moseley (Tennessee), C Coleman Shelton (Washington), and RB Jeffery Wilson (North Texas). The team also announced Monday they have picked up the fifth-year option on the rookie contract of defensive lineman Arik Armstead.


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