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49ers Sign WR Jauan Jennings to One-Year Extension

The San Francisco 49ers announced the team has signed WR Jauan Jennings to a one-year extension through the 2025 season.

Jennings (6-3, 212) was originally selected in the seventh round (217th overall) by the 49ers in the 2020 NFL Draft. After spending his rookie season on the team's practice squad, Jennings has appeared in 45 games (seven starts) and registered 78 receptions for 963 yards and seven touchdowns in the three seasons since (2021-23). Jennings has also appeared in nine postseason games with San Francisco where he's tallied 20 receptions for 221 yards and one touchdown.

In 2023, Jennings appeared in 13 regular season games (two starts) and registered 19 receptions for 265 yards and one touchdown. He also appeared in all three postseason contests, tallying 10 receptions for 111 yards and two total touchdowns. In Super Bowl LVIII, Jennings caught four passes for 42 yards and one touchdown, in addition to throwing a 21-yard touchdown pass. He became just the second player in NFL history to register a touchdown reception and a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl and the first wide receiver to throw a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl since the 2005 season.

A 25-year-old native of Murfreesboro, TN, Jennings attended the University of Tennessee where he appeared in all 50 games (30 starts) and registered 146 receptions for 2,153 yards and 18 touchdowns as well as 25 carries for 93 yards and one touchdown over his five-year collegiate career (2015-19).

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