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49ers Sign DL Jeremy Liggins to the Practice Squad

Posted Oct 11, 2017

The 49ers have made a move on the practice squad, swapping out defensive linemen.

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Wednesday that they have signed defensive lineman Jeremy Liggins to the team’s practice squad and released defensive lineman Noble Nwachukwu.

Liggins (6-3, 315) was originally signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017 and later waived by the team on September 2.

A 24-year-old native of Oxford, MS, Liggins attended the University of Mississippi for three seasons (2014-16) after transferring from Northeast Mississippi Community College. With Ole Miss, he appeared in 28 games (seven starts) as a tight end, wildcat quarterback and offensive lineman. He finished his career with 26 carries for 48 yards and two touchdowns and two receptions for 21 yards.

Nwachukwu (6-2, 275) originally signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2017. He was later released on September 2 and signed to the team’s practice squad on September 3.

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