Former Trojans cornerback Shareece Wright signs with 49ers

Former Trojans cornerback Shareece Wright signs with 49ers
Philadelphia wide receiver DeSean Jackson, left, is taken down by San Diego cornerback Shareece Wright during the fourth quarter of the Chargers' 33-30 win in 2013. (Rich Schultz / Getty Images)

Former USC cornerback Shareece Wright, who played four seasons with the San Diego Chargers, has signed a free-agent contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

Wright, 27, signed a one-year contract on Saturday. reported the deal was worth $3 million, with an opportunity to make as much as $4 million.

The 5-foot-11, 182-pound Wright played at USC from 2006-10 and was selected by the Chargers in the third round of the 2011 draft.

"Truly blessed and honored to be part of the @49ers family, thank you #NinerEmpire for welcoming me," Wright wrote on Twitter.

Wright intercepted one pass last season.

Wright joins a 49ers team that includes center Marcus Martin and also tight end Xavier Grimble, who signed a reserve/future contract in December.