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Coaches And Staff

Eric Mangini
Tight Ends Coach
College:
Wesleyan University

BIOGRAPHY

Mangini brings 15 years of NFL coaching experience to the 49ers staff. He most recently served as head coach of the Cleveland Browns (2009-10) following three seasons in the same capacity with the New York Jets (2006-08). Since 2011, Mangini had worked as an NFL analyst at ESPN.

Mangini brings 15 years of NFL coaching experience to the 49ers staff. He most recently served as head coach of the Cleveland Browns (2009-10) following three seasons in the same capacity with the New York Jets (2006-08). Since 2011, Mangini had worked as an NFL analyst at ESPN.

Prior to being named head coach of the Jets, Mangini spent six seasons with the New England Patriots as their defensive backs coach (2000-04) and defensive coordinator (2005), where he was part of three Super Bowl Championships. He served as a defensive assistant with the Jets from 1997-99, after spending 1996 as an offensive assistant with the Baltimore Ravens. Mangini began his NFL coaching career as a coaches’ assistant with the Browns in 1995, after serving as a ball boy and public relations intern with the team the previous year.

A native of Hartford, CT, Mangini played collegiately at Wesleyan University, and graduated with a degree in political science.

Recent Articles

  • Roman: Mangini Helping out in Booth

    By Andrew Pentis - Posted Sep 12, 2013

    Offensive coordinator Greg Roman complimented defensive-minded coach Eric Mangini for his contributions before and during the game.

Recent Videos

  • Niner Talk: Training Camp Standouts

    (5:43) Posted 1 hour ago

    On this week's episode, Taylor Price talks expectations for Frank Gore, the play of Eric Reid at camp, who has the best TD celebration dance and more.

  • Harbaugh to Marshall Faulk: 'We Have Been Reborn'

    Posted 23 hours ago

    NFL Network's Marshall Faulk talks to San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh who praises quarterback Colin Kaepernick and shows pride in the team's determination and hunger for the upcoming season.

  • Colin Kaepernick's Hunger to Win it All

    Posted 23 hours ago

    NFL Network interviews San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick who talks about the team's progress in training camp and also emphasizes how determined they are to win a Super Bowl.

  • Harbaugh on Gore: 'He Gets Better Each Year'

    (13:49) Posted Jul 30, 2014

    Jim Harbaugh took the podium Wednesday to field questions from the media about Frank Gore's durability, LaMichael James' injury, Colin Kaepernick's growth and more.

  • Anquan Boldin: 'A Lot Healthier, a Lot More Depth'

    (8:07) Posted Jul 30, 2014

    Anquan Boldin spoke to the media Wednesday about the differences in the offense between this year and last year, how Brandon Lloyd looks after taking a year off of football, and more.