The San Francisco 49ers today revealed they have actually promoted DL Alex Barrett to the active lineup from the group’s practice team and opened the practice window for WR Richie James, who was put on the Injured Reserve List on September 18, 2020.
The group likewise restored CB Tim Harris Jr. to the practice team from the practice group Injured Reserve List and signed DL Josiah Coatney and DL Adam Shuler to the practice squad.Barrett (6-2, 250)was initially signed to the 49ers practice group on November 27, 2019, where he spent the remainder of the season. He re-signed with San Francisco on February 10, 2020, was waived on July 30, re-signed by the team on August 2 and in the future waived on August 13. Barrett re-signed with the group on August 30 and was waived on September 5 and signed to the group’s practice team on September 23. A 26-year-old local of Mesa, AZ, Barrett participated in San Diego State University where he appeared in 50 games( 38 starts) and signed up 169 takes on, 19.0 sacks, 8 passes defensed, 3 needed fumbles and 2 interceptions.Barrett will use number 64. Coatney(6-4, 325)at first got in the NFL after signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted rookie completely free representative on April 25, 2020. After spending training school with the team, he was waived on August 2. A 24-year-old local of Douglasville, GA, Coatney participated in the University of Mississippi for 4 years (2016-19) where he appeared in 36 video games(35 starts)and registered 174 tackles,15.5 handle for loss, 6.5 sacks, two required fumbles, one fumble healing and one pass defensed. As a senior in 2019, he started all 12 video games and ended up with 46 takes on, 3.5 takes on for loss and 2.0 sacks. He transferred to Ole Miss following one season (2015 )at Holmes Community College( Goodman, MS), where he earned First-Team MACJC All-State honors after finishing with 46 handle, 8.5 takes on for loss, 3.0 sacks and two blocked kicks on unique teams.Shuler(6-4, 275 )at first entered the NFL after signing with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted beginner complimentary representative on April 30, 2020. After investing training school with the team, he was waived on August 30.
A 23-year-old local of Longwood, FL, Shuler went to the University of Florida for 2 years(2018-19)where he appeared in 26 games (23 starts)and signed up 69 takes on,9.5 takes on for loss and 5.0 sacks, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed. As a senior in 2019, he started all 13 games and completed with 30 handles, 6 handle for loss, 3.5 sacks and one pass defensed. He transferred to Florida following 3 years(2015-17)at West Virginia University where he appeared in 24 video games and consisted of 67 deals with, 9 takes on for loss, 4.0 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble healing. He made Second-Team All-Big 12 Freshman honors after completing with 33 takes on, 1.0 sack and one required fumble.Harris Jr. (6-1, 205) signed to the group’s practice team on September 6, 2020 and was placed on the practice team Injured Reserve List on September 16.