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Eagles cut McLeod Bethel-Thompson, ending bid with seventh football team

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It seems as good a time as any to look back at the timeline of his slightly bizarre football career.

The long journey of quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson is set to take yet another turn. The Philadelphia Eagles waived the one-time San Francisco 49ers quarterback on Tuesday to make room for another signing.

I bring this up because McBLT had three stints with the 49ers, and has had a rather remarkable NFL career. He has never actually played in a regular season NFL game, but he somehow has been signed by five different teams. I mention seven above because he also played for an Arena Football team and a team in the short-lived United Football League.

Here is a rundown of McBLT's football career because I'm kind of bored while awaiting the start of 49ers OTAs later today. I am continuously amazed that he has found new team after new team. Will he find another team this offseason to serve as a camp body?

2003-2006: Balboa High School - 2006 San Francisco player of the year

2006-2007: UCLA

2008-2010: Transferred to Sacramento State

2011: Went undrafted, signed with San Jose Sabercats (AFL) - appeared in 12 games, completed 20 of 43 pass attempts for 220 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT

July 28, 2011: Signed with San Francisco 49ers

September 3, 2011: Waived by 49ers in final roster cuts

Sometime between September 3 and September 8, 2011: Signed by Sacramento Mountain Lions - 38 of 72 for 420 yards, 3 TDs, 3 INTs - Week 5 offensive player of the week

January 13, 2012: Signs with Vikings - inactive every game in 2012 season

October 8, 2013: Waived by Vikings

October 9, 2013: Claimed by 49ers

November 26, 2013: Waived by 49ers to make room for Michael Crabtree

November 27, 2013: Signed to 49ers practice squad

January 22, 2014: Signed reserve/future contract with 49ers

August 25, 2014: Released in first round of roster cuts

August 31, 2014: Signed to Patriots practice squad

September 9, 2014: Released by Patriots

September 22, 2014: Signed to Vikings practice squad

October 7, 2014: Released from Vikings practice squad

October 15, 2014: Signed to Dolphins practice squad

December 31, 2014: Signed reserve/future contract with Dolphins

September 5, 2015: Waived by Dolphins in final roster cuts

September 6, 2015: Signed to Dolphins practice squad

September 9, 2015: Released from Dolphins practice squad.

November 24, 2015: Signed to 49ers practice squad

February 18, 2016: Signed by Eagles

May 17, 2016: Waived by Eagles