49ers sign seventh-round pick Millard

49ers sign seventh-round pick Millard
May 20, 2014, 4:45 pm
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Trey Millard had 98 carries for 538 yards and six touchdowns in 48 career games with Oklahoma. (AP)

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The 49ers signed seventh-round draft pick Trey Millard, a fullback from Oklahoma, to a four-year contract, the club announced Tuesday.

Millard, who was chosen with the No. 245 overall pick, sustained a torn ACL in his left knee in October.

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Millard played in 48 games (18 starts) for Oklahoma. He had 98 carries for 538 yards and six touchdowns, while adding 70 receptions for 677 yards and seven touchdowns.

"He’s a fullback in our system and that is a varied role if you look we play Bruce (Miller)," 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said after the 49ers selected Millard. "He’s going to be a guy that’s going to be asked to block, a guy that’s going to be asked to get out into routes, block both run and pass game and also at times, although it be very few, they get the football.

"So, he’s a well-rounded guy and has played a lot of ball at a high level."

The 49ers have signed seven of their 12 draft picks.