49ers Hire Ken Norton Jr.
Ken Norton Jr. has been hired by the San Francisco 49ers.
Norton Jr. previously worked with the Raiders as defensive coordinator.
Ian Rapoport delivered the news on Twitter Monday afternoon.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 8, 2018
The 49ers confirmed the news on their own Twitter page, and announced the addition of Johnny Holland.
The #49ers have named Ken Norton Jr. assistant head coach – defense/inside linebackers.
In addition, Johnny Holland will become the team’s run game specialist/outside linebackers coach & Michael Clay will become an assistant special teams coach. https://t.co/qNOatnr2fN pic.twitter.com/KbRMLuSIXv
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) January 8, 2018