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49ers issue new jersey numbers for rookies, free agent/trade additions

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Here are the new numbers, and previous notable names to wear them

The San Francisco 49ers sorted out their 53-man roster and practice squad over the holiday weekend, and with that comes new uniform numbers for several players. Several rookies switched to new numbers after cuts. Rod Streater and Taylor Hart, both acquired over the weekend, were given numbers. And of course, Christian Ponder changed numbers after sharing No. 5 with Bradley Pinion.

Here is a rundown of the recent new numbers for the coming season, along with the last person to wear it, and the best or most notable names to wear the number.

Chris Harper, WR: 14

  • Last: WR Jerome Simpson
  • Notable: K Ray Wersching

Christian Ponder, QB: 15

  • Last: WR DeAndre Smelter
  • Notable: WR Michael Crabtree

Dres Anderson, WR: 18

  • Last: WR DeAndrew White
  • Notable: WR Gene Washington

Marcus Cromartie, S: 20

  • Last: CB Kenneth Acker
  • Notable: RB Garrison Hearst

Kelvin Taylor, RB: 31

  • Last: S L.J. McCray
  • Notable: Donte Whitner, Zach Bronson

Jeremy Kerley, WR: 17

  • Last: WR Dres Anderson
  • Notable: QB Steve DeBerg

Fahn Cooper, OL: 60

  • Last: OG Brandon Thomas
  • Notable: DL Roland Lakes

John Theus, OL: 71

  • Last: OL Erik Pears
  • Notable: OT Keith Fahnhorst

Norman Price, OL: 78

  • Last: DT Garrison Smith
  • Notable: OG John Thomas, OG Scott Gragg

Rod Streater, WR: 81

  • Last: WR Anquan Boldin
  • Notable: WR Terrell Owens

Taylor Hart, DT: 96

  • Last: OLB Corey Lemonier
  • Notable: DL Dennis Brown, DL Andre Carter