This is a 2017 photo of DeMeco Ryans of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team. This image reflects the 2017 active roster as of Monday, March 13, 2017 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

DeMeco Ryans

Inside Linebackers Coach

Experience: 2 years


Demeco Ryans is in his second season with the 49ers and first as the team’s inside linebackers coach. He served as a defensive quality control coach in 2017. 

Originally drafted in the second round (33rd overall) by the Houston Texans in the 2006 NFL Draft, Ryans played for Houston (2006-11) and the Philadelphia Eagles (2012-15). He appeared in 140 games (139 starts) and registered 735 tackles, 46 passes defensed, 13.5 sacks, 10 fumble recoveries and seven interceptions.