The 49ers signed 19 high school seniors Wednesday during national signing day A 20th, quarterback Brooks Barden, signed in January and is already enrolled in school, as are junior college transfers Nick Cook (linebacker), Branden Dozier (safety), H back Richard Murphy and defensive end Josh Manley, a transfer from Syracuse.
The breakdown: 12 offense (3 line, 5 receivers, 1 RB, 2 H backs, 1 QB); 10 defense (4 line, 1 LB, 5 DBs), 1 punter. Nine from North Carolina, including five from the Charlotte area.
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