The San Francisco 49ers introduced they’ve agreed to phrases with undrafted rookie free agent WR Isaiah Winstead.
Winstead (6-4, 213) appeared in 13 video games at East Carolina College in 2022 the place he registered 88 receptions for 1,085 yards and 6 touchdowns and earned All-American Athletic Convention Honorable Point out honors.
Winstead transferred to ECU from the College of Toledo (2019-21), the place he appeared in 19 video games and registered 63 receptions for 949 yards and 4 touchdowns. He joined Toledo from Norfolk State College (2017-18) the place he appeared in 22 video games (12 begins) and caught 83 passes for 977 yards and eight touchdowns.
In 2021 at Toledo, Winstead noticed motion in all 13 video games and recorded 38 receptions for 520 yards and one landing. In 2020, he performed in all six video games and recorded 25 receptions for 429 yards and three touchdowns, incomes Third-Crew All-MAC honors. In 2018 at Norfolk State, he appeared in 11 video games (10 begins) and notched 54 receptions for 633 yards and 5 touchdowns, all of which had been workforce highs. In 2017, he appeared in 11 video games (two begins) and registered 29 receptions for 344 yards and three touchdowns.
A 23-year-old native of Richmond, VA, Winstead attended Highland Springs (VA) Excessive College.
His video with the highlights went viral
On Sunday night, about 24 hours after the tip of the draft, he posted a easy 75-second spotlight reel on Twitter – clips of eye-popping catches and routes from his school practices.
“No mini camp invite or UDFA deal,” Winstead wrote in a part of the accompanying message. “[This is] behind the scenes on what I can do.”
By Tuesday, the video had gone viral – with viewership within the thousands and thousands, and engagement from the likes of NBA star Ja Morant, NFL veteran Dez Bryant and Seattle Seahawks wideout Tyler Lockett, amongst others.
Social media may be very highly effective. A number of days after posting his video on Twitter of his highlights, Isaiah Winstead was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent.