DeMeco Ryans

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
6 52-46-0 53.06% 6-3 66.67%


Career Summary

DeMeco Ryans is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the defensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers since 2021. Before moving into this role on the 49ers he held three other positions with the team. His previous position was as the team's inside linebackers coach for three seasons. He began his stint with the 49ers in 2017 as the defensive quality control coach.

Playing Career

He was drafted in the second round with the thirty-third pick in the 2006 draft to play outside linebacker for the Texans.

Personal Information

Ryans was born on Saturday, July 28, 1984 in Bessemer, Alabama.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2022 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator 13-4-0 2-1
2021 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator 10-7-0 2-1
2020 San Francisco 49ers Inside Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2019 San Francisco 49ers Inside Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2018 San Francisco 49ers Inside Linebackers Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2017 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Quality Control Coach 6-10-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as a coordinator: 2
  • Conference Championships won: 2019
  • AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: 2006
  • Past teams coached for: San Francisco 49ers
  • College Attended: Alabama Crimson Tide
  • Date of Birth: Saturday, July 28, 1984 (38 years old), Bessemer, Alabama
  • Draft: NFL Draft: 2006, Round 2, Pick 1