The 49ers just announced they have signed 23-year-old wide receiver DeAndre Carter to a two-year contract.
Carter (5-8, 190 lbs.) was an undrafted free agent in 2015 who has played for three teams’ squads — the Baltimore Ravens, the Oakland Raiders and the New England Patriots.
When the 49ers announced this signing, I thought, “I bet this little guy runs a 4.4 40-yard dash.” Turns out he does. He ran a 4.44 at Sacramento State’s Pro Day two years ago.
Kyle Shanahan likes fast little receivers, such as Taylor Gabriel and Aldrick Robinson. Carter is similar to those two. Here are Carter’s college highlights: