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49ers reportedly signing DL Shakel Brown after tryout

May 13, 2024 at 6:19 PM



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Shakel Brown was among several players who participated in a tryout in front of coaches during the San Francisco 49ers' rookie minicamp last week. Aaron Wilson of KPRC2 reports that the team was impressed enough with the defensive lineman to sign him.


"He had had an official visit with them before the '23 draft. He also looked huge/ripped during Friday's minicamp," noted Matt Barrows of The Athletic.

Brown registered 32 tackles, including six for a loss, four sacks, a pass defensed, and a forced fumble through 13 games during his last collegiate season in 2022, per Sports Reference. Throughout his three seasons with the Trojans, he recorded 59 tackles, including eight for a loss, 4.5 sacks, a pass defensed, and a forced fumble.

Before attending Troy University, the defensive lineman spent time at Itawamba Community College and Highlands Community College.

Brown (6-3, 295) entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans last year. He landed on injured reserve on August 14, 2023, due to an ankle injury sustained in a preseason game. The Titans waived Brown on May 7.
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