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Ryan Mallett Waiver Arkansas - The quarterbacks available include Colin Kaepernick, who played at Nevada; TCU's Andy Dalton; Arkansas' Ryan Mallett; and Iowa's Ricky Stanzi. All of them either visited with or worked out for Harbaugh and the 49ers in recent months.
smashnews.co.cc Ryan Mallett Waiver Arkansas Ryan Mallett Waiver Arkansas ryan mallett waiver arkansas Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:32 AM Google Search Site Feedback Subscribe to The Bee TODAY 49ers News Business Local Medical Boomers Categories Obituaries Environment Data Center Investigations Nation/World Topics Blogs/Columnists Sponsored ByROSEVILLE TOYOTACapitol & California Capitol Alert State Workers State Politics State News Jerry Brown Marijuana Budget Prop 8 Blogs/Columnists Sponsored ByCalifornia Credit Union LeagueOur Region Business Real Estate Crime Arrest Logs Education Transportation Our Towns Helping Others Blogs/Columnists Sponsored ByRoseville ToyotaSports Kings/NBA Tour of California 49ers Raiders High Schools Colleges A's/Giants River Cats Golf Blogs/Columnists Sponsored ByJOHN L. Chris Trotman Getty Images The newest 49er, outside linebacker Aldon Smith, is greeted by Commissioner Roger Goodell after being taken with the seventh pick in the NFL draft Thursday. On the day the 49ers surprised observers by selecting Missouri defender Aldon Smith with the No. 7 pick, coach Jim Harbaugh threw another curveball: He said that quarterback Alex Smith, a free agent he has been wooing all offseason, would be visiting team headquarters as well. The fact that the NFL lockout has been lifted – at least temporarily – means that teams are compelled to open their doors so that players can meet with coaches and work out at team facilities. Smith has been part of a group of a dozen or so 49ers who have been training together in the San Jose area. He has a one-year contract offer from the 49ers. Teams could begin to sign free agents as soon as Monday. Harbaugh and the 49ers also showed their faith in Alex Smith on Thursday when, with Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert and a host of other passers available at No. 7, they instead took Gabbert's teammate, Aldon Smith. Smith, 21, is a junior who only had 5 1/2 sacks last season for the Tigers. But he impressed Harbaugh and his assistants with the grit he showed in 2010. Smith broke his right fibula in the third game of the season against San Diego State. The injury normally takes six weeks to heal. Smith, however, was back on the field five weeks later for Missouri's game against Oklahoma, a 36-27 Missouri win in which Smith had an interception return for 58 yards. "That struck a chord with me," he said of Smith's toughness. "You could tell he was playing on it, limping at times. There's a toughness aspect there, both mentally and physically, that I was impressed with." Although Smith played defensive end in Missouri's scheme, Harbaugh said he would Generated by www.PDFonFly.com at 5/2/2011 3:27:23 AM URL: linemen, four have no problem fitting in as an outside linebacker in the 49ers' threehttp://SmashNews.co.cc/Ryan-Mallett-Waiver-Arkansas/
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