The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed OL Dennis Landolt and K Fabrizio Scaccia to the team’s practice squad.
Landolt (6-4, 306) originally signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent following the 2010 NFL Draft. He was released following training camp and was signed to the Giants practice squad on September 15. He was later released on October 19.
Landolt, a 24-year old native of Burlington, NJ, starred collegiately at Penn State where he earned first-team All-Big 10 and third-team AP All-American honors in 2009.
Scaccia (6-1, 210 – pronounced fuh-BREEZE-ee-oh SCOTCH-uh) enters the NFL for the first time after spending the 2010 season in the UFL with the Sacramento Mountain Lions. Scaccia ranked 3rd in the UFL in scoring (53 points) as he connected on 17 of 17 PATs and 12 of 16 field goal attempts, including one from 54 yards, tying the UFL record for longest field goal.
Scaccia made his professional football debut in 2009 with the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League. In 10 games with the Rattlers, he hit 69 of 74 PATs and 1 of 4 field goal attempts. Scaccia also played minor league football for the St. Lucie Bobcats prior to joining the Rattlers.
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