San Francisco 49ers Greatest Linebackers – San Francisco 49ers Best Linebackers Of All-Time
The San Francisco 49ers (sometimes known as the San Francisco Forty-Niners) are an American football team headquartered in San Francisco. The 49ers are a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) West division of the National Football League (NFL) and play their home games at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, which is 38 miles (61 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco.
The prospectors that landed in Northern California during the 1849 Gold Rush inspired the team’s name.
The team has had some good linebackers who in their own ways helped the team to achieve some good titles. Those are the players we will talk about in this article.
Who Is San Francisco 49ers Greatest Linebacker
Patrick Willis is the greatest Linebacker for the 49ners.
Patrick L. Willis (born January 25, 1985) is a retired American football linebacker who spent his entire eight-year career with the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers (NFL). The 49ers selected him in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft.
Willis led the NFL in tackles as a member of the 49ers, earning first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors as well as being voted the 2007 AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Willis was named to the Pro Bowl in each of his first seven seasons in the NFL, and he was named to the All-Pro team in each of his first six seasons. In 2006, while at Ole Miss, he earned the college Butkus Award, and in 2009, while with the 49ers, he received the professional Butkus Award.
San Francisco 49ers Best Linebackers Of All-Time
- Patrick Willis
- NaVorro Bowman
- Dave Wilcox
- Charles Haley
- Willie Harper
- Fred Warner
- Ken Norton, Jr.
- Keena Turner
- Gary Plummer
- Andre Carter