The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have signed S Mark LeGree to the team’s practice squad. The team also released WR John Matthews from the practice squad.
LeGree (6-0, 210) was originally a fifth round draft choice (156th overall) by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2011 NFL Draft and was later released following training camp. He then was signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad on 9/21, and later released on Oct. 5.
LeGree, a 22-year old native of Columbus, GA, starred collegiately at Appalachian State where he was a three-time All-American, notching 198 tackles and 22 interceptions. He was a teammate of 49ers rookie G Daniel Kilgore.
Matthews had been signed to the 49ers practice squad on Oct. 4.
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