The San Francisco 49ers announced they have claimed DB Cleveland Wallace III off waivers from the Houston Texans. In order to make room on the roster, the team has waived LB Lenny Jones.
A 22-year-old native of Mountain View, CA, Wallace played two seasons at San Jose State University (2014-15), after transferring from the University of Washington (2012-13). He appeared in 25 games in his two seasons at SJSU following 10 games played at Washington (2012-13). With the Spartans, he earned Second-Team All-Mountain West honors in 2014 and was a honorable mention selection in 2015. Throughout his collegiate career, he registered 79 tackles and five interceptions.