Originally written on 49ersNews  |  Last updated 10/17/14

SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 25: Tight end Brian Jennings #86 of the San Francisco 49ers watches the action from the sideline during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at Monster Park on September 25, 2005 in San Francisco, California. The Cowboys won 34-31. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
For 13 seasons Brian Jennings has been the teams long snapper and today he was released by the 49ers. Taking his place at the long snapper position is undrafted rookie Kevin McDermott out of UCLA. Upon his release Jennings issues the following statement to CSNBayArea.com: Today, I feel as though I’ve been honorably discharged from the team I love. First, I’d like to thank the York family: Dr. York, Denise, Jed, Tony, Jenna and Mara. You have blessed my life. God bless you. I’d like to thank the men who brought me to the team and trusted me to contribute: Bill Walsh, John McVay and Bill McPherson. To the various coaches that I played for, thank you, specifically, the first staff led by head coach Steve Mariucci. It was that group that taught me how to be a pro. In addition, I’d like to thank this most recent staff, led by coach Jim Harbaugh, who has returned the 49ers to playing dominant football. I love this game and these men are true football men. I’d like to thank my teammates w...
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