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Redskins Sign Receiver Jerry Rice Jr.

Posted Jun 26, 2014

The Washington Redskins announced Thursday that they have signed free agent wideout Jerry Rice Jr., son of the Hall of Fame receiver.

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Rice Jr. -- who stands 5-foot-10 and weighs 185 pounds -- had tryouts with the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers this offseason.

Rice Jr., 22, played collegiately at UCLA before transferring to UNLV where he appeared in nine games for the Rebels.

Rice Jr., son of Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice, attended Menlo H.S. in Atherton, Calif. where he earned two varsity letters playing wide receiver, defensive back and kick returner.

He was born on July 27, 1991.