Alex Smith replaces Hill at quarterback

Oct 25, 2009 at 12:01 PM--


Quarterback Alex Smith has replaced starter Shaun Hill in the San Francisco 49ers game against the Houston Texans.

During the first half with Hill at the helm, the 49ers only gained 50 total yards and trailed 21-0 at halftime.

Alex came in after halftime and lead the team in a touchdown drive ending in a pass to tight end Vernon Davis.





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