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49ers place rookie CB Tim Harris on injured reserve, officially announce signing of DB Jordan Holland

Aug 26, 2019 at 12:08 PM--

The San Francisco 49ers have placed rookie cornerback Tim Harris on injured reserve. In a corresponding move, the team officially announced the signing of defensive back Jordan Holland to a three-year deal, which was first reported on Sunday by NFL Draft Diamonds.

Head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters via a conference call on Sunday that Harris, who suffered a groin injury a week ago against the Denver Broncos, had a chance to return to practice this week. He did not suit up against the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday.

Holland is the son of the 49ers' run-game specialist and outside linebackers coach, Johnny Holland. As reported on Sunday, Jordan Holland took part in the 49ers' rookie minicamp in May and mandatory minicamp in June.

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The 49ers Communications staff provided the following rundown on Harris and Holland.

Harris Jr. (6-1, 205) was the third of three sixth-round draft picks (198th overall) selected by the 49ers in this year's draft out of the University of Virginia. He appeared in 47 games (30 starts) in six years (2013-18) with the Cavaliers and registered 119 tackles, 18 passes defensed, 6.5 tackles for loss and four interceptions with 69 return yards and one fumble recovery. As a senior in 2018, he appeared in 13 games (eight starts) and registered 36 tackles, four passes defensed, two interceptions and 1.5 tackles for loss.

A 25-year-old native of Missouri City, TX, Holland (5-9, 195) attended Prairie View A&M University where he appeared in seven games and registered 20 tackles and five passes defensed. Holland was signed by the Arena Football League's (AFL) Cleveland Gladiators in 2017 and the Canadian Football League's (CFL) Edmonton Eskimos in 2018.

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