Kerry Hyder Jr. became a free agent in March of 2021.
- Cousin of Chris Houston, who was a cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons (2007-09) and Detroit Lions (2010-13).
- Wife, Jasmine, was a prominent track & field star at Arizona State, where she made the 2011 world championship team. She currently competes in hurdles in various competitions. Additionally, Jasmine competed in the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 400 meters hurdles.
- Participated in football and basketball at Lyndon B. Johnson (Austin, TX) HS.
What They Said: Coaches and Players Recap #SFvsLAR
See what members of the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams had to say following the Week 12 matchup.
What They Said: Coaches and Players Recap #SFvsNO
See what members of the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints had to say following the Week 10 matchup.
2020 Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line
In the final installment of the 49ers position by position breakdown, 49ers.com is taking a look at the 49ers defensive line and how the unit can maintain their league-leading dominance despite recent changes.
49ers Morning Report: Kittle + Bud Light Home Sports League
Get to know the 49ers newest defensive lineman Kerry Hyder, team dietitian Jordan Mazur's tips for buying healthy frozen meals and how George Kittle can help you become a Bud Light sponsored athlete.
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Kerry Hyder Jr.: 'I Absolutely Love Being a 49er'
Hyder Jr. reviewed the choices he has to make heading into free agency, discussed his relationship with D-line coach Kris Kocurek and evaluated his on-field performance in 2020.
Kerry Hyder Jr. on His Versatility Along the 49ers D-line
Hyder Jr. evaluated his history playing on the interior and exterior of the D-line and discussed the benefits of playing with defensive line coach Kris Kocurek.
Top Plays from the 49ers 20-12 Victory Over the Cardinals
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 20-12 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 16.
Kerry Hyder Jr.: 'We're Going to Finish Strong'
Hyder Jr. reviewed the defensive performance against the Washington Football Team and said the locker room's "family atmosphere" will carry the team through adversity.
Kerry Hyder Jr.: 'We Care About Each Other, It's a Real Brotherhood'
Hyder Jr. spoke about his performance through 11 weeks and broke down the matchup against Josh Allen and the Bills offense.
Kerry Hyder Jr. on Javon Kinlaw Pick-Six: 'D-Linemen Try Whole Career to Get in End Zone'
Hyder Jr. shared his excited for Javon Kinlaw on his first interception and pick-six and discussed the defense's "party around the ball" celebration.
Top Plays from the 49ers 23-20 Victory Over the Rams
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Week 12.
Top Defensive Plays from the 49ers 23-20 Victory Over the Rams
Watch the 49ers best defensive plays from their strong win in the Week 12 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams.
Jimmie Ward Strips Jared Goff, Kerry Hyder Jr. Recovers It
Ward forced his second fumble of the game and Hyder Jr. picked up the loose ball.
Kerry Hyder Jr.: 'The Sky's the Limit' for Javon Kinlaw
Hyder Jr. praised Kinlaw for his first-career sack and assessed the 49ers defensive effort against the New Orleans Saints.
Full Highlights: 49ers at Saints
Watch the top plays from the 49ers Week 10 matchup against the New Orleans Saints.
49ers Players Evaluate 34-17 Loss to Green Bay
Kerry Hyder Jr., Jimmie Ward and D.J. Jones reviewed the 49ers defensive performance against the Packers and set their focus for the team's Week 10 matchup in New Orleans.
49ers Unscripted: Kerry Hyder Jr. Reviews the D-line's 'Group Effort' Mentality
Hyder Jr. joined the 49ers Unscripted Podcast presented by Microsoft Surface to discuss the mindset in the locker room, his relationship with D-line coach Kris Kocurek and how he's seen Javon Kinlaw improve each week. Listen to the full podcast at 49ers.com/audio.
49ers Players Discuss Mood in Locker Room after Dolphins Loss
Jimmy Garoppolo, C.J. Beathard, George Kittle, Fred Warner and other 49ers reviewed the team's 43-17 loss to the Dolphins and the message in the locker room to move forward to prepare for the Rams.
Kerry Hyder Jr. Evaluates the Defensive Line's Performance Through the First Quarter of the Season
Hyder Jr. assessed the defense through four games and discussed preparation for the Miami Dolphins.
49ers Top Highlights From the First Three Weeks of Football
Watch the best plays from the San Francisco 49ers in the month of September.
Top Plays from the 49ers 36-9 Victory Over the Giants
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 36-9 victory over the New York Giants in Week 3.
Kerry Hyder Jr. Discusses Sack Celebration Tribute to Nick Bosa
Hyder Jr. reviewed the defensive line's adjusted rotation without Nick Bosa, Solomon Thomas and Dee Ford and discussed being back with D-line coach Kris Kocurek.
Kerry Hyder: 'I Always Prepare Like a Starter'
Hyder discussed the possibility of taking on a larger role on the 49ers defensive line and his versatility to play where ever he's needed.
Full Highlights: Cardinals vs. 49ers
Watch the top plays from the 49ers Week 1 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals.
Kerry Hyder Jr. Chases Kyler Murray Down for a Sack
Hyder Jr. takes Murray down for his first sack as a member of the 49ers.