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49ers Sign WR DeAndre Smelter to Practice Squad, Release WR Dres Anderson

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday that the team has signed wide receiver DeAndre Smelter to the team's practice squad and released wide receiver Dres Anderson.

Smelter (6-2, 227) was originally drafted by the 49ers in the fourth round (132nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. After spending his entire rookie season on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List, he was waived from the team on Sept. 3, 2016. 

View the full 2016 San Francisco 49ers practice squad.

A 24-year-old native of Macon, Ga., Smelter attended Georgia Tech where he appeared in 25 games (20 starts) and registered 56 receptions for 1,060 yards (18.9 avg.) and 11 touchdowns. As a senior, he earned Second-Team All-ACC honors where he started all 12 games in which he appeared and notched 35 receptions for 715 yards (20.4 avg.) and seven touchdowns.

Anderson (6-2, 190) was signed to the team's practice squad on Sept. 4, 2016.

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