Former BYU linebacker Fred Warner named San Francisco 49ers captain


San Francisco 49ers middle linebacker Fred Warner (54) is seen against the Kansas City Chiefs at Super Bowl 54 on Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Chiefs won the game 31-20. | Gregory Payan, Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — Fred Warner was named a team captain for the 2020 San Francisco 49ers season.

The former BYU linebacker is one of seven captains for the 49ers, joining Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle, Mike McGlinchey, Trent Williams, Arik Armstead and Richard Sherman.

#49ers Captains for the 2020 Season:

Jimmy Garoppolo
George Kittle
Mike McGlinchey
Trent Williams
Arik Armstead
Richard Sherman
Fred Warner

— Keiana Martin (@KeianaMartinTV) September 9, 2020

Warner, who was recently activated off the COVID-19 reserve list, was drafted by San Francisco in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft and has been a key part of the 49ers defense, starting every regular-season game in both 2018 and 2019.

Last season, he had 118 tackles, an interception and three forced fumbles.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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