Jim Harbaugh, 49ers Reportedly Hire John Morton, Ed Donatell

The 2011 San Francisco 49ers coaching staff is slowly beginning to fill out as Jim Harbaugh adds more and more names to the team. Late last week word came out that Ed Donatell would be brought in as secondary coach (thanks to the FanShots and FanPost about it). We have not received official word at this point, although during his Raiders introductory press conference, Hue Jackson actually confirmed the Donatell hiringin his press conference as the new 49ers head coach I'm guessing he wanted to interview Donatell for his own staff and Donatell informed him that wouldn't be possible.

The latest addition is in the passing game as Coach Harbaugh has apparently added USC wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator John Morton (thanks for the FanShot on this earlier). USC coach Lane Kiffin confirmed that move. Coach Harbaugh has indicated that he would do a lot of the play calling but he went with a running game coordinator and a passing game coordinator at Stanford. Greg Roman was recently hired as offensive coordinator, so one has to wonder whether Morton will handle some sort of passing game coordinator role.

After the jump I've posted a breakdown of their various career stops.

John Morton

YEAR TEAM POSITION BOWL
1997 Oakland Raiders Personnel Department --
1998 Oakland Raiders Offensive Assistant/WRs --
1999 Oakland Raiders Offensive Assistant/WRs --
2000 Oakland Raiders Offensive Quality Control/WRs AFC playoffs
2001 Oakland Raiders Offensive Quality Control/WRs AFC playoffs
2002 Oakland Raiders Senior Offensive Assistant Super Bowl
2003 Oakland Raiders Senior Offensive Assistant --
2004 Oakland Raiders Tight Ends --
2005 San Diego Passing Game/Wide Receivers --
2006 New Orleans Saints Pass. Game Coord./Off. Asst. NFC playoffs
2007 USC Pass. Game Coord./Wide Rec. Rose
2008 USC Pass. Game Coord./Wide Rec. Rose
2009 USC Offensive Coord./Wide Rec. Emerald

Ed Donatell

1979-80 - Kent State University - Grad Assistant
1981-82 - Washington - Grad Assistant
1983-85 -  University of the Pacific - Defensive Backs
1986-88 - University of Idaho - Defensive Backs
1989 - Cal State Fullerton - Defensive Backs
1990-94 - New York Jets - Defensive Backs
1995-99 - Denver Broncos - Defensive Backs
2000-03 - Green Bay Packers - Defensive Coordinator
2004-06 - Atlanta Falcons - Defensive Coordinator
2007 - New York Jets - Special Assistant
2008 - University of Washington - Defensive Coordinator
2009-present - Denver Broncos - Defensive Backs

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