Former rugby player Jarryd Hayne makes 49ers roster
The Australian rugby star signed with the 49ers in March. Hayne, 27, is a former MVP of the National Rugby league. He quit the sport last October to pursue an NFL career.
Hayne has played running back and returned punts for the 49ers. He played well during the preseason, running for over 50 yards in two games and showing skills as a return man.
All NFL teams were required to trim their rosters to 53 players by 4 p.m. Saturday.
- Rohan Nadkarni