Mike McDaniel is in his second season with the 49ers and first as the run game coordinator. He previously served as the team’s run game specialist in 2017.
Working with running backs coach Robert Turner Jr., McDaniel helped the 49ers rush for 1,662 yards and 15 touchdowns on 408 carries in 2017. San Francisco ranked tied for seventh in the NFL in both rushing touchdowns (15) and carries of 10-or-more yards (53). FB Kyle Juszczyk was named to the Pro Bowl for the second-consecutive season and his first time as a member of the 49ers and rookie RB Matt Breida averaged 4.43 yards per carry, ranking 10th in the NFL (min. 100 attempts).