This is a 2017 photo of Johnny Holland 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)

Johnny Holland

Run Game Specialist/Outside Linebackers

Experience: 20 years


Johnny Holland is in his second season with the 49ers and first as the run game specialist/outside linebackers coach. He previously served as the team’s linebackers coach in 2017.  

Holland worked with the 49ers linebackers in 2017, passing on wisdom from his seven-year playing career and almost two decades of coaching experience. Rookie LB Reuben Foster finished second on the team with 72 tackles and LB Brock Coyle played in all 16 games, setting career highs in starts (10), tackles (62), forced fumbles (one) and passes defensed (one), while also adding 0.5 sack.