Jim Harbaugh Announces 49ers Coaching Staff Decisions

SAN FRANCISCO CA - JANUARY 07: Jim Harbaugh speaks at a press conference where he was introduced as the new San Francisco 49ers head coach at the Palace Hotel on January 7 2011 in San Francisco California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh apparently had some sort of lunch deal with the media (referred to as Lunch with Harbaugh by Matt Barrows in twitter). Whatever went on exactly, it was a productive session in terms of getting some details about his coaching staff. According to those in attendance (Barrows, BranchMindi Bach among others), Coach Harbaugh officially stated that Mike Solari, Tom Rathman, Jim Tomsula, and Ray Brown would all return to the 49ers in 2011. Solari will be splitting time as offensive line coach, Rathman will coach running backs, and Tomsula will likely still coach the defensive line. Apparently Ray Brown will work with both the offensive line and tight ends.

Coach Harbaugh also indicated the team had come to terms with Brad Seely to become the special teams coordinator. Yesterday, Adam Schefter had indicated the 49ers were speaking with Seely, but nothing had been done. Now it looks like the team officially has its offensive coordinator. One other hire is Ejiro Eviro, who was previously a defensive quality control coach with the Buccaneers. There's no word yet on his role with the 49ers, but given that most of the staff is filled at this point, I'd imagine it will be a quality control position. Fooch's Update: 49ers confirmed he would be Quality Control Coach, so I'm guessing that means oversees all the quality control.

At this point, the coaching staff is just about set. There are still some positions further down the organizational chart, along the lines of quality control coaches. However, at this point Coach Harbaugh has got his staff just about set. For those keeping score, after the jump I've posted the 49ers 2011 coaching staff as it now stands.

Head Coach: Jim Harbaugh
Offensive Coordinator/TE Coach: Greg Roman
Defensive Coordinator: Vic Fangio
Special Teams Coordinator: Brad Seely
QB Coach: Geep Chryst
RB Coach: Tom Rathman
WR Coach: John Morton
OL Coach: Tim Drevno, Mike Solari
OL/TE Assistant
: Ray Brown
DL Coach: Jim Tomsula
LB Coach: Jim Leavitt
DB Coach: Ed Donatell
Head Strength & Conditioning: Mark Uyeyama
Quality Control Coach: Ejiro Evero

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