49ers sign another tight end, waive rookie safety

49ers sign TE Levine Toilolo to a one-year deal, waive S Cameron Glenn

49ers sign tight end Levine Toilolo, who is the team’s fifth Stanford player

The 49ers initially signed Glenn as an undrafted free agent out of Wake Forest University on May 3. The news was first reported Wednesday by NFL Network.

Toilolo (6-8, 268) was originally drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round (133rd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

With Richard Sherman, Solomon Thomas, Joshua Garnett and Kaden Smith already on the team, Stanford will become the most well-represented school on the 49ers' 90-man offseason roster. His massive 6-8, 260-pound frame make him an intriguing red zone target even if he hasn't been able to post big numbers in his National Football League career. He's averaged just 164 yards on 16 catches per year. He played 32 games with the Falcons and started 26 games with Kyle Shanahan as offensive coordinator during the 2015 and '16 seasons. On the other hand, five of his eight receiving touchdowns have come within eight yards of the end zone.

Toilolo probably will take Celek's place as the No. 2 tight end behind George Kittle. His primary understudy, Garrett Celek, turns 31 later this month and is entering the final year of his contract. Ross Dwelley is also expected to compete for a roster spot after appearing in 11 games last season. He caught 20 passes for 308 yards and two touchdowns in those two seasons.

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