Matthew Harper

Assistant Special Teams

College: University of Oregon

Hometown: Union City, CA

Experience: 10 years


Harper, 36, joins the 49ers after spending the previous two seasons (2019-20) as the assistant wide receivers coach with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Harper served as an assistant special teams coach with the Eagles for five seasons (2013-14 & 2016-18). He also spent one season (2015) as Philadelphia's assistant defensive backs coach. Before joining Philadelphia, Harper spent four years with the University of Oregon as a graduate assistant (2012) and coaching intern (2009-11) with the school. He began his coaching career at City College of San Francisco as safeties coach in 2008.