49ers release Cole Hikutini on Sept. 1, 2018
His last name is pronounced hick-uh-TEA-knee. Appeared in 24 games (13 starts) and registered 69 recepts. for 1,016 yds. and 11 TDs during his two-year career at Louisville. In 2016, appeared in 13 games (10 starts) and ranked fifth among tight ends in FBS with 49 recepts. for 656 yds. and 8 TDs.
As a junior, appeared in 11 games (3 starts) and totaled 19 recepts. for 348 yds. and 3 TDs. Transferred to Louisville after spending the 2014 season at the City College of San Francisco, where he registered 40 recepts. for 658 yds. and 4 TDs.
Transferred to CCFC after spending two years at Sacramento State. In 2013, appeared in 9 games (4 starts) and recorded 21 recepts. for 204 yds. and 5 TDs. Redshirted in 2012. Attended Pleasant Grove (Elk Grove, CA) HS, where he hauled in 27 recepts. for 536 yds. and 6 TDs as a senior. Born 6/11/94 in Wilton, CA.
A Look at the Impact of the 49ers 2017 Rookie Class
San Francisco had one of the NFL's most productive rookie classes in 2017 with plenty to build on in 2018.
San Francisco 49ers 2017 Season By the Numbers
A numerical recap of key milestones and statistics from the 49ers 2017 season.
49ers Announce Several Roster Moves
The 49ers have brought back a few familiar faces in the team's latest wave of roster moves.
6 Takeaways: Cardinals 20 - 49ers 10 in Week 9
The 49ers dropped to 0-9 on the season after a 20-10 defeat to the Cardinals at home in Week 9.
Week 8 Live Updates: San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles
Keep it here for highlights, observations and more as the 49ers look for their first win of the season against the Eagles.
49ers Snap Count: Week 7 vs. Dallas Cowboys
Our weekly look at playing time focuses on Reuben Foster's return, a shakeup in the secondary and more.
49ers Snap Count: Week 6 at Washington Redskins
Aldrick Robinson made the most of his playing time on Sunday as he caught C.J. Beathard's first-career touchdown pass.
Week 6 Live Updates: San Francisco 49ers at Washington Redskins
Follow along here for notes, observations and highlights as the 49ers visit the Redskins in Week 6.
49ers Promote TE Hikutini to Active Roster
The San Francisco 49ers announced on Saturday they have promoted TE Cole Hikutini to the active roster from the team's practice squad.
49es Claim DL Xavier Cooper off Waivers, Sign 8 Players to Practice Squad
The 49ers claimed a defensive lineman off of waivers and added some familiar names to the practice squad.
Preseason Live Updates: San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Chargers
Keep it locked here all game long as the 49ers close out the preseason against the Los Angeles Chargers.
George Kittle with Prime Opportunity to Make Immediate Impact
The trade of Vance McDonald shifts the spotlight to the 49ers 2017 fifth-round pick, who could be a Week 1 starter.
Fann Mail: 49ers Shift Focus from Training Camp to Preseason
Evaluating where position battles stand ahead of the 49ers second preseason contest against the Broncos.
8 Observations from 49ers Training Camp: Aug. 15
The San Francisco 49ers geared up for their two upcoming practices against the Denver Broncos.
8 Observations from 49ers Training Camp: Aug. 14
Jerry Rice and Steve Young stopped by to meet with the team prior to Monday's practice as 49ers camp rolls on.
2 Updates on 49ers Marquee Position Battles from Kyle Shanahan
The 49ers head coach provided insight into the competitions at tight end and to be the No. 2 quarterback.
Undrafted: Getting to Know 49ers TE Cole Hikutini
The former Louisville tight end has shown off his athletic ability during 49ers training camp in his pursuit of a roster spot.
14 Observations from 49ers Training Camp: Aug. 2
Carlos Hyde had an impressive day at Wednesday's practice. So too did Dontae Johnson, Trent Taylor and others.
14 Observations from 49ers Training Camp: July 31
Marquise Goodwin and Reuben Foster continue to be stars of 49ers camp. Brian Hoyer, Arik Armstead and others also showed well on Monday.
Top 5 Position Battles in 49ers Training Camp
Check out which position groups feature the best competitions set to take place over the next month.
Fann Mail: Previewing 49ers 2017 Training Camp
A look at the 49ers upcoming position battles, players to watch and other noteworthy training camp storylines.
George Kittle: An Impressive Tight End with a WWE Mindset
A longtime fan of professional wrestling, George Kittle enters the NFL with a physical mindset, ready to make an impact in San Francisco.
4 Player Updates from 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan
Will Reuben Foster be ready for full contact in time for training camp? Kyle Shanahan says yes.
12 Observations from 49ers Mandatory Minicamp: June 13
A deep ball from Brian Hoyer to Marquise Goodwin and an interception from NaVorro Bowman highlighted Tuesday's practice.