Who is Coach DeMeco Ryans?

DeMeco Ryans is an American football coach and former linebacker who is the defensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League.

Born on July 28, 1984 (age 37 years), in Bessemer, Alabama, in the United States of America, DeMeco began his high school education at  Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer.

Ryans played high school football. In his senior season, he had 135 tackles, 11 sacks, two forced fumbles, and two interceptions.

At college, DeMeco played as an outside linebacker for coach Mike Shula’s Alabama Crimson Tide football team from 2002 to 2005 while at the University of Alabama.

During his college years, DeMeco was named a unanimous All-American.

Career History

As a player:
  • Houston Texans (2006–2011)
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2012–2015)
As a coach:
  • San Francisco 49ers (2017)
    Defensive quality control coach
  • San Francisco 49ers (2018–2020)
    Inside linebackers coach
  • San Francisco 49ers (2021–present)
    Defensive coordinator

Career Highlight

  • Defensive Rookie of the Year (2006)
  • First-team All-Pro (2007)
  • 2× Pro Bowl (2007, 2009)
  • Unanimous All-American (2005)
  • First-team All-SEC (2005)
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2005)

Career Stats

Total tackles: 971
Sacks: 13.5
Forced fumbles: 7
Fumble recoveries: 10
Interceptions: 7
Defensive touchdowns: 1

Awards and honors

  • 2006 NCAA Top Eight Award (Class of 2006)
  • 2006 Cotton Bowl Classic – Defensive MVP
  • 2005 Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2005 SEC – Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2005 First-team All-SEC
  • 2005 Lott Trophy
  • 2005 Bednarik Trophy Semifinalist
  • 2005 Butkus Award Finalist
  • 2005 Draddy Award Finalist
  • 2005 Nagurski Award Finalist
  • 2005 Lombardi Award Semifinalist
  • 2004 Second-team All-SEC

How tall is DeMeco Ryans?

DeMeco Ryans is a very tall person and is said to be 1.85m tall when he is standing.

What is DeMeco Ryans’ height?

Demeco Ryans is said to have a height that stands at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) when he is standing and is also said to have a weight of 247 lb (112 kg).


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