Australian rugby star player Jarryd Hayne picks San Francisco 49ers to launch his possible NFL career, as reported by CSNBayArea Monday night. he will with the 49ers. His announcement was made Tuesday on television in Sydney, which is 19 hours ahead of the Pacific time zone.
That means the 27-year old will join the 49ers’ 90-man roster in the training camp. If he makes the cut, that remains to be seen but football fans will be eager to watch an Aussie player in the NFL next regular season. Hayne is 6 foot 2 and 226 pounds.
With rugged play of Australian rugby league, Hayne projected transition spot could be as a running back or punt returner.
The video footage below of Hayne training, running, catching, doing drills for the NFL. He also caught passes out of the backfield and fielded punts at his pro day, which was held at the University of San Diego.
Check video of Jarryd Hayne rugby highlights: