This is a 2017 photo of Jon Embree 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)

Jon Embree

Tight Ends/Assistant Head Coach

Experience: 11 years


Jon Embree is in his third season as the 49ers assistant head coach/tight ends coach.

In 2018, TE George Kittle was named Second-Team All-Pro and selected to the Pro Bowl in only his second season as he led the team with 88 receptions for 1,377 yards and five touchdowns, setting the NFL record for the most receiving yards in a single season by a tight end. Kittle also became the first tight end in franchise history to surpass 1,000 receiving yards in a single season. His 88 receptions also set the franchise record for the most receptions by a tight end in a single season.