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49ers sign punter, kicker Schmidt to 3-year deal

Updated: July 15, 2013, 6:47 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have signed undrafted punter and kickoff specialist Colton Schmidt to a three-year contract.

The 49ers announced the deal Monday. Schmidt will compete against punter Andy Lee and kicker Phil Dawson, likely serving as the backup and providing breaks for each during training camp.

Schmidt finished his career at UC Davis with 235 punts for 9,664 yards and a school-record 41.1 gross punting average. He also served as the team's kickoff specialist, ...

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