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San Francisco 49ers Release Three Players, Sign Seven Undrafted Rookies

The San Francisco 49ers have waived LB Darius Fleming, WR DeMarco Sampson and CB Dax Swanson. The team announced the signing of seven undrafted rookie free agents.

The 49ers undrafted rookie free agents are listed below:

LB Morgan Breslin6-2, 250Southern California

Played in 18 games at the University of Southern California after transferring from Diablo Valley College, in 2012. At USC, totaled 77 tackles, 17.5 sacks, 4 PDs, 1 FF and 1 FR in two seasons with the Trojans. In five games in 2013, registered 15 tackles and 4.5 sacks. In 2012, had 62 tackles, including a team-high 19.5 for loss, a team-high 13.0 sacks, 4 PDs, 1 FF and 1 FR. He was tied for 5th nationally in sacks and ranked 15th in tackles for loss. Was named Second-Team All-Pac-12 and USC's Defensive Lineman of the Year. At Diablo Valley College, in 2011, recorded 13.5 sacks and was named a First-Team JC Athletic Bureau All-American, a First-Team J.C. Grid-Wire All-American and All-Golden Gate Conference Defensive Player of the Year. In 2010, registered 14.5 sacks and was selected to the JC Athletic Bureau All-State Region II First Team and All-Golden Gate Conference First Team. Attended Las Lomas (Walnut Creek, CA) HS where he was named a 2008 Second-Team Max Preps All-State Division II selection and First-Team San Francisco Chronicle All-Bay Area, as a senior. Born 7/8/91 in Walnut Creek, CA.

TE Asante Cleveland
6-5, 260 Miami

Saw action in 40 games (10 starts) during his career at Miami, totaling 14 recepts. for 151 yds. and 1 TD. As a senior, played in all 13 games (8 starts) and was the recipient of the 2013 Nick Chickillo Most Improved Player Award. During his junior season, played in 11 games (1 start) and finished the season with 2 recepts. for 12 yds. Saw action in 8 games during his sophomore season, mainly on special teams. As a true freshman in 2010, appeared in 8 games (1 start) and was 5th on the team in rec. yds. with 110. Attended Christian Brothers (Sacramento, CA) HS and, as a senior, had 24 recepts. for 412 yds. and 7 TDs. As a junior, earned all-league honors after leading team with 21 recepts. for 262 yds. and 4 TDs. Born on 3/21/92 in Sacramento, CA.

G/C Dillon Farrell6-5, 303New Mexico

Appeared in 48 games (45 starts) for the Lobos. As a senior in 2013, started all 11 games in which he played at center. In 2012, started all 13 games at center. Appeared in all 12 games in 2011, making 6 starts at right tackle, 2 at left tackle and 1 at center. As a freshman in 2010, started all 12 games at center after redshirting in 2009. Attended Christian Life Academy (Baton Rouge, LA) where he was a four-year starter on the offensive line. Named first-team all-state as chosen by the coaches and the media following his senior year of 2008. Born 9/7/90 in Baton Rouge, LA.

QB Kory Faulkner6-4, 227Southern Illinois

Appeared in 32 games during his career at the University of Southern Illinois, completing 490 of 823 pass atts. for 5,347 yds. and 34 TDs. Finished his career ranked 4th in school history with 5,347 career passing yds. and tied for 5th in school history with 34 career TD passes. As a senior in 2013, started the first 8 games of the season before suffering a fractured finger. Completed 165 of 272 pass atts. for 1,997 yds. and 18 TDs. Led the Missouri Valley Football Conference with 221.9 passing yds. per game and 248.2 yds. of total offense per game. Also ran for 238 yds. and 2 TDs. Started all 11 games as a junior and completed 191 of 325 pass atts. for 1,865 yds. and 11 TDs. In 2011, played in 10 games and completed 133 of 224 pass atts. for 1,477 yds. and 7 TDs. Completed 1 of 2 pass atts. for 8 yds. in 2010. Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009. Attended Ste. Genevieve (MO) HS where he was a three-time first-team all-region and all-conference honoree. Passed for a total of 8,637 yds. and 102 TDs. Named the 2008 Missouri Class 3A Offensive Player of the Year and selected as first-team all-state by both the coaches and media. Was also voted as his conference's most valuable player. Also played basketball and golf. Born 8/11/1990 in Farmington, MO.

G Fouimalo Fonoti6-4, 310 Michigan State

Played in 30 career games (24 starts) for the Spartans. During his senior season, played at right tackle in all 14 games, including 11 consecutive starts to close out the season. Was an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection and was nominated for the Allstate Good Works Team for his community involvement. Played 136 snaps in the first two games of the 2012 season before missing the final 11 games of the season with a foot injury. As a junior, started the final 11 games at right tackle, playing 659 snaps during the regular season and did not allow a sack. Spent the 2009 and 2010 seasons at Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA, where he was a JUCO All-American selection. Attended Mayfair (Lakewood, CA) HS and was named to the Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team as a senior. Majored in criminal justice. Born 11/15/90 in Lakewood, CA.

S James McCray6-0, 210Catawba

Played in 42 games (39 starts) in four years at Catawba College. Started all 11 games in 2013, registering 78 tackles and 2.0 sacks and was named First-Team All-South Atlantic Conference. Also had a team-high 21 kick returns for 477 yds. (22.7 avg.). In 2012, appeared in all 11 games (10 starts) and was named First-Team All-SAC after registering 79 tackles, 4 PDs and 2 INTs. Received a medical redshirt in 2011 after sustaining a season-ending injury in the first game of the year. Played in all 10 games in 2010, recording 61 tackles and 2 PDs en route to being named First-Team All-SAC. Ranked first in Division II, averaging 32.5 yds. on kickoff returns. Started played in 10 games (8 starts) as a true freshman in 2009, registering 25 tackles, 2 PDs, 1 INT and 1 FF. Attended Harding University (Charlotte, NC) HS and was named All-Queen City 3A/4A after returning three kickoffs for TDs and registering 7 INTs in his senior season. Born 6/18/91 in Georgetown, SC.

LB Shayne Skov6-3, 247 Stanford

Played in 54 games (48 starts) for the Cardinal, registering 355 tackles, 40.5 TFLs, 17.0 sacks, 5 FFs, 3 FRs and 13 PDs. As a senior, earned Second-Team All-American honors from the Football Writers Association and third-team accolades from the Associated Press. The First-Team All-Pac-12 selection was also named the league's Defensive Player of the Year by Athlon Sports and was the recipient of Stanford's Jim Reynolds Award given to the individual who showed the most leadership on the team in 2013. Led the team for the third straight season with a career-high 109 tackles, while adding 5.5 sacks, 3 FFs and 2 FRs. In 2012, started all 13 games, leading the team with 81 tackles while earning Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 honors. Also earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 honors in 2010 as well as Honorable Mention Freshman All-American marks by College Football News in 2009. Originally attended Piedmont (CA) HS as a freshman, in 2006, before transferring to Trinity-Pawling (NY) HS for his final three prep seasons. Also lettered in basketball and track and field. Majored in management science and engineering. Born 7/9/90 in San Francisco, CA.

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