The 49ers signed two players with Bay Area ties Tuesday: Kevin Greene, who was born in Oakland and attended Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep-San Francisco, and Stanford linebacker Chase Thomas.
Greene, 24, who was undrafted after playing at USC, received a three-year deal. The 6-4, 255-pound played tight end and defensive end/linebacker for the Trojans.
The well-traveled 6-3, 242-pound...
The San Francisco 49ers announced the signings of LB Chase Thomas and TE Kevin Greene after releasing T Luke Marquardt and LB Morgan Breslin.
Greene and Thomas were among 15 players worked out by the 49ers at the team’s rookie mini-camp this weekend.
Thomas was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent last year. He subsequently spent time with the Raiders...
USC tight end Kevin Greene breaks down his time as a Trojan and what the loss to UCLA meant.
Outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene, who recommended Clay Matthews in 2009, had Nick Perry atop his wish list in 2012. So far, Perry — the standout defensive end from USC — has made a smooth transition to outside linebacker.