McPherson’s Tanner Hawkinson wasn’t out of work for long.
Released over the weekend by the Cincinnati Bengals after two seasons, the former Bullpup signed on with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday. He has been assigned to their practice squad.
The 25-year-old Hawkinson was a fifth-round pick in 2013 out of the University of Kansas after starting 48 straight games for the Jayhawks.
The 6-5 and 300-pounder is highly regarded for his versatility on the offensive line as he can play tackle, guard and center.
He played in three games for the Bengals last season.