Former Iowa QB Beathard Signs First NFL Contract
C.J. Beathard has signed his first NFL contract. The San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday that they have signed the former Iowa quarterback to a 4-year deal.
Beathard was one of San Fran’s two third round draft picks and becomes the ninth rookie to sign with the team following the NFL Draft. The 23-year-old joins quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley on the 49er roster.
Beathard threw for over 5,500 yards and 40 touchdowns in 41 career games at Iowa.