The San Francisco 49ers today announced that S C.J. Spillman has signed a one-year deal. The team tendered a one-year contract to exclusive rights free agent Spillman on March 2.
Spillman (6-0, 199) originally entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the San Diego Chargers in 2009. He was claimed off waivers by the 49ers on October 12, 2010. Spillman has played in 21 games (one start), notching nine tackles and 32 special team stops. Last season, Spillman tallied 19 special teams tackles, according to NFL game books, ranking tied for fourth in the NFL.
Spillman, a 25-year old native of Louisville, KY, starred collegiately at Marshall, where he earned Second-Team All-Conference USA honors as a senior.
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