“We are pleased to extend the contract of a talented, young player like Dan,” said General Manager Trent Baalke. “This move is another example of our philosophy to extend the contracts of our own young players.”
PHOTO GALLERY: The Career of Dan Kilgore
Originally selected by the 49ers in the fifth round (163rd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, Kilgore (6-3, 308) has appeared in 33 regular season games during his three-year career, including all 16 regular season games and all three postseason contests in 2013.
The 26-year-old native of Kingsport, TN, played collegiately at Appalachian State, where he appeared in 48 games (29 starts) for the Mountaineers.