Found September 01, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
The San Francisco 49ers reached the NFL imposed 53-man roster deadline on Friday. In doing so, the team released QB Josh Johnson. Johnson, originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had played under Niners head coach John Harbaugh in college, so this comes as a bit of a surprise. Johnson was exceptionally accurate in college, throwing 46 touchdowns and just one interception in his senior season under Harbaugh’s tutelage. San Francisco opted to go with Scott Tolzien instead of Johnson as the team’s third quarterback. The 49ers announced the release of 21 players on Friday- LB Ikaika Alama-Francis LB    Eric Bakhtiari RB   Rock Cartwright T     Derek Hall LB    Joe Holland DT   Tony Jerod-Eddie LB    Cam Johnson QB   Josh Johnson DT   Matthew Masifilo CB   Anthony Mosley TE    Kyle Nelson T     Al Netter WR  Chris Owusu WR  Nathan Palmer T     Mike Person TE    Konrad Reuland LB    Kenny Rowe WR  Brett Swain S     Michael Thomas T     Kenny Wiggins LB    Michael Wil
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