Jarryd Hayne
Jarryd Hayne Doug Pensinger

Jarryd Hayne and 49ers games to feature on Seven

NFL fans in Australia are set to enjoy a host of 49ers games this season starring their latest superstar Aussie recruit Jarryd Hayne.

Every week Seven will broadcast three consecutive NFL games on Sunday, ending with the blockbuster NFL Sunday Night Football, all coming in live to Australia on 7mate on Monday.

Seven will also broadcast live the Super Bowl, NFL Playoffs, traditional Kick-off game and Thanksgiving NFL matches.

Hayne has overcome enormous odds to make it to the NFL starting line, earning a place on the final 53-man roster at the San Francisco 49ers for the 2015-16 season.

Almost 12 months to the day after he stunned the NRL by announcing he wanted to pursue a long-time dream and play American football, Hayne survived the team's final player cut, earning high praise from coach Jim Tomsula.

"I said something to the effect of, 'Welcome to the starting line. It's a long race,'" Tomsula said when asked how he had broken the news.

"Making an NFL roster is an outstanding accomplishment, period.

"You're talking about a guy coming into a game he's never played. The odds of an American who grows up in this game playing in the NFL is astronomical. Now you're talking about a guy who wasn't raised in this game and has made it. It's a tremendous achievement."

Tomsula wasn't kidding when he talked about the odds.

Of all the football players good enough to get a college scholarship, just 17 in every 1000 go on to get contracts with NFL clubs.

TV Broadcast times of 49ers games LIVE on 7mate:


Monday September 21
NFL Week 2 - 49ers@Steelers
3am AEST LIVE on 7MATE

Monday September 28
NFL Week 3 - 49ers@Cardinals
6.05am AEST LIVE on 7mate

Monday October 5
NFL Week 4 - Packers@49ers
6.30am AEST LIVE on 7mate
               
Monday October 12
NFL Week 5 - 49ers@Giants
10.30am LIVE on 7mate

Monday October 19
NFL Week 6 - Ravens@49ers
6.30am LIVE on 7mate


Monday November 2
NFL Week 8 - 49ers@Rams
4am LIVE on 7mate

Monday November 9
NFL Week 9 - Falcons@49ers
5.05am LIVE on 7mate

NFL Week 10 - 49ers bye week

Monday November 23
NFL Week 11 - 49ers@Seahawks
7.30am LIVE on 7mate

Monday November 30
NFL Week 12 - Cardinals @49ers
5.05am LIVE on 7mate

Monday December 7
NFL Week 13 - 49ers@Bears
4am AEST LIVE on 7mate

Monday December 14
NFL Week 14 - 49ers@Browns
4am LIVE on 7mate

Monday December 21
NFL Week 15 - Bengals@49ers
11.30pm LIVE on 7mate

Monday December 28
NFL Week 16 - 49ers@Lions
4am LIVE on 7mate

Monday January 4
NFL Week 17 - Rams@49ers
7.30am LIVE on 7mate


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