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49ers Sign RB Jeremy McNichols to the Practice Squad

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The San Francisco 49ers announced on Monday that they have signed running back Jeremy McNichols to the team's practice squad.

McNichols (5-9, 214) was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round (162nd overall) of this year's NFL Draft out of Boise State University. In three seasons (2014-16), he appeared in 34 games (25 starts) and registered 571 rushes for 3,205 yards (5.6 average) and 44 touchdowns as well as 103 receptions for 1,089 yards and 11 touchdowns. On special teams, he returned 28 kickoffs for 554 yards (19.8 average). As a junior in 2016, he earned Second-Team All-Mountain West honors for the second-consecutive season after rushing for 1,709 yards and 23 touchdowns on 314 carries. He was waived by the Buccaneers on September 2, 2017.

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