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49ers 2021 Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

May 1, 2021 at 4:09 PM--
Updated May 3, 2021 at 3:34 PM


With the 2021 NFL Draft now complete, San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan have shifted their focus to signing undrafted free agents.

Below is a running tally of the undrafted players who the team has either signed or will reportedly sign. The 49ers will eventually make an official announcement of all of their undrafted rookie signings.

Signing with the 49ers


LB Justin Hilliard, Ohio State
Source: Dave Biddle, 247 Sports
Measurables: 6-1, 231lb
Notes: Recorded 33 tackles, five tackles for a loss, an interception, a pass defensed, and a forced fumble through six games as a senior in 2020. Deal includes $125,000 total guaranteed, $95,000 of his first-year base salary guaranteed, and a $30,000 signing bonus, per Aaron Wilson.

TE Josh Pederson, Louisiana-Monroe
Source: Mike Kaye, NJ.com
Measurables: 6-5, 235lb
Notes: Son of former Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson. He caught 99 passes for 1,191 yards with 11 touchdowns through four seasons with the Warhawks.

LB Elijah Sullivan, Kansas State
Source: Aaron Wilson
Measurables: 6-0, 215lb
Notes: Recorded 144 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, two sacks, two interceptions, four passes defensed, and two forced fumbles over his career. Received a $30,000 signing bonus with $95,000 of his base salary guaranteed for a total guarantee of $125,000.

WR Austin Watkins Jr, UAB
Source: Justin Melo, The Draft Network
Measurables: 6-3, 210lb
Notes: Caught 98 passes for 1,642 yards and nine touchdowns in three seasons with the Blazers. He is the cousin of Sammy Watkins.

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