49ers Exec McPherson Dies at 88

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws a 36-yard touchdown pass as he is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals' Carlos Dunlap (96) during the second half of an NFL wildcard playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers say longtime San Francisco 49ers coach and executive Bill McPherson has died at the age of 88. McPherson spent 20 seasons as a defensive assistant for the 49ers from 1979-98, helping the franchise win five Super Bowl titles. He was hired in coach Bill Walsh's first season with the team and was defensive coordinator from 1989-93 under coach George Seifert. McPherson later worked as the team's director of pro personnel from 1999-2002 and a personnel consultant from 2003-05.



 
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