When the Australian rugby star was informed during warmups that he would be getting second-team reps at running back for the San Francisco 49ers, behind Carlos Hyde.
Former Kangaroos player Jarryd Hayne has signed with NFL side the San Francisco 49ers.
Hayne’s 53-yard burst came in the opening drive of the second quarter as the 49ers would go on to score a touchdown through Garrett Celek. His first run went for a 2-yard gain deep in 49ers territory, and he finished with five carries for a team-high 63 yards. SB Nation There’s much more to being an NFL player than with the ability to do this, in fact, still it’s impressive to see Hayne’s expertise translate onto the NFL field.
Hayne will certainly be a player NFL fans will want to keep an eye on throughout the preseason as he tries to make an NFL roster.
A former rugby standout could be well on his way to becoming the next great multi-sport superstar. He s a premier athlete in the world in space, Tomsula added.
“I think he did that because he had confidence that it wasn’t just a fog of bodies and that there’s going to be some contact”. I brought a lot of pressure on myself, I wanted to fit in…
Tomsula later said he wasn’t surprised the ex-NRL worldwide performed well in his debut.
Jarryd Hayne won’t be the only Aussie who looks at some of that terminology and says, “Huh?”
“He absolutely has to battle to make the roster”. “That’s not my decision, but I think he’s making a very strong case, especially with what he did today”, he said. There were things that went on and we still have a long way to go.
“You get into a situation where you are rooting for guys”, Tomsula said.
Hayne made free safety Raheem Moore miss at midfield, stumbled 10 yards later, and eventually pushed cornerback A.J. Bouye to the ground before running out of bounds at the 13. Bowman, who hasn’t played since injuring his left knee in the NFC title game in January 2014, is expected to play next week…. It’s so overwhelming the support I’ve received back in the Southern Hemisphere from Australia to Fiji to the pacific islands, NZ n so on.