An East Texas quarterback is headed west.
Jacksonville's Josh McCown has signed a one-year deal with the 49ers.
McCown spent 8 seasons in the NFL.
He played his first four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals.
He has also played for the Lions, Raiders and Panthers.
Last year, McCown played for the Hartford Colonels of the United Football League.
As a high school senior for the Jacksonville Indians, McCown was the district offensive player of the year.
He played college ball at SMU and Sam Houston State.
McCown signed with the Niners for the NFL league minimum of $810,000.