Australian’s star rugby player has decided to sign with San Francisco 49ers after quitting rugby.
Jarryd Hayne was preparing his decision since last October after he quit rugby, his move from he rugby world is being considered a “bombshell” move.
Hayne was named the best player in the National Rugby League two times. Hayne’s numbers are 6-foot-2, 226 pounds and a 4.53-yard dash run.
Jarryd Hayne originally considered signing with the Detroit Lions after he consulted last season with now free-agent, Reggie Bush who at the time was playing for the Lions. Haynes also had considered signing with the Seattle Seahawks after visiting the team too, but that obviously changed.
Last December, Hayne met with the Niners coach Jim Tomsula, but he “eliminated” the team since than coach Harbaugh’s job status was uncertain. After Harbaugh signed with Michigan, Hayne’s went back to the Niners.
Hayne is guaranteed $100,000 in his deal and he said, this is a huge risk. I’m taking a massive leap of faith”
Hayne is competing for a return man and a running back.
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