William Homer is in his third season in the 49ers player personnel department as the team’s personnel assistant.
In his role, Homer assists the personnel department in a variety of areas, including the evaluation and scouting of college and professional players. He also works extensively with the 49ers college scouting database.
Homer joined the 49ers after serving as the Director of Personnel and Football Operations for the East-West Shrine Game. From 2001 to 2009, he oversaw much of the day-to-day operations for the game, including the selection of the teams and their travel, while also working closely with scouts.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Homer worked as a student manager at the school from 1997 to 1999, handling equipment duties and serving as an assistant for the offense. He earned a bachelor’s degrees in broadcast journalism and political science in 1999.
Homer is a native of Hayward, CA. He resides in Fremont with his wife, Marisa, and daughter.
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