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49ers sign DL Cameron Malveaux to a one-year deal

The Niners worked Malveaux out on Monday

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The San Francisco 49ers today announced they had signed DL Cameron Malveaux (mal-VOH) to a one-year deal.

Malveaux (6-5, 265) originally entered the NFL after signing with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017. Throughout his two-year career with the Dolphins (2017-18) and Arizona Cardinals (2018), he appeared in 13 games and registered 15 tackles, 2.0 sacks, and one pass defended. He signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Washington Football Team on December 30, 2019, and was waived by the team on August 3, 2020.

A 25-year-old native of Hamshire, TX, Malveaux attended the University of Houston for five years (2012-16). He appeared in 52 games (37 starts) and registered 81 tackles, 17.0 tackles for loss; five passes defended, 4.0 sacks, and three fumble recoveries. As a senior in 2016, he started 13 games and finished the season with 21 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries, 1.0 sack, and one pass defended.