Beatrice graduate Oman signed by 49ers

2011-01-05T20:40:00Z 2012-05-02T10:21:40Z Beatrice graduate Oman signed by 49ersBy the Lincoln Journal Star JournalStar.com
January 05, 2011 8:40 pm  • 

The San Francisco 49ers have signed Beatrice graduate Xavier Omon to a reserve/futures contract.

The running back, who played collegiately at Northwest Missouri State, was on the team's practice squad at the end of the season. 

Omon was a sixth-round draft pick by Buffalo in the 2008 NFL Draft. In two seasons with the Bills, Omon played in seven games and had 11 carries for 27 yards. He also added one kickoff return for 26 yards.

Omon was released by Buffalo in November 2009 and was signed to the Seattle practice squad, where he finished the season. He was released by the Seahawks in April 2010 and was signed to the Jets' practice squad in September, only to be released in October. He was signed to the 49ers practice squad on Dec. 1.

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