SANTA CLARA — Levine Toilolo, a Stanford product with ties to Kyle Shanahan, is predicted to affix the 49ers tight finish competitors.
Toilolo will signal with the 49ers pending a bodily, NFL Community reported Wednesday morning. He performed with the Atlanta Falcons when Shanahan was their offensive coordinator from 2016-17, and he began of their 2016 season’s Tremendous Bowl loss.
Though the 49ers clearly have one of many league’s prime tight ends in George Kittle, their depth at that spot wanted to be addressed this offseason, and Toilolo’s blocking prowess makes him a late addition.
Toilolo, 27, performed final season with the Detroit Lions after spending his first 5 years with the Falcons. He’s the fourth 49er who performed underneath Shanahan with the Falcons (operating again Tevin Coleman and guards Mike Particular person and Ben Garland).
At 6-foot-8, Toilolo joins proper sort out Mike McGlinchey and defensive lineman Jamell Garcia-Williams on the prime of the 49ers’ top scale.
The 49ers earlier introduced in one other ex-Stanford tight finish, Kaden Smith, with a sixth-round draft decide, they usually signed undrafted free agent Tyree Mayfield from Wyoming. Garrett Celek, who turns 31 on Could 29, is coming into his eight season. Additionally trying to stick on the roster is Ross Dwelley.