49ers sign third-round pick Will Redmond

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers signed third-round pick Will Redmond to a four-year contract Thursday.

The former Mississippi State cornerback was selected 68th overall.

Redmond tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during practice in October, but the 49ers were willing to take the chance on him in the draft.

Redmond appeared in 27 games for the Bulldogs over three seasons, finishing with five interceptions, 99 tackles and 13 passes defensed.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.