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Adam Henry leaves LSU to join 49ers as co-wide receivers coach

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The San Francisco 49ers have added another assistant coach. A former Raiders and LSU assistant will serve as co-wide receivers coach.

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The San Francisco 49ers have moved another step closer to filling out the coaching staff. LSU's sports information director confirmed that wide receivers coach Adam Henry is leaving the program to fill a similar role with the 49ers. Matt Barrows and Matt Maiocco are both reporting that Ronald Curry will remain with the team and share wide receiver responsibilities with Henry.

Henry has extensive experience with wide receivers, spending a big chunk of his career with McNeese State wide receivers. He was with LSU the last three years, which meant he got to work with Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry. We can't say what exactly he's responsible for with their development, but I suppose we can be optimistic that he was involved with them to some extent.

The 49ers have not yet announced their coaching staff beyond Jim Tomsula, but I would have to think something formal would happen in the next week or so. Or maybe the 49ers just never announce anything. Nothing would really surprise me.

Here is a quick rundown of Henry's experience:

2012-2014: LSU - wide receivers
2009-2011: Oakland Raiders - tight ends
2007-2008: Oakland Raiders - offensive quality control
2006: McNeese State - Assistant head coach/Offensive coordinator
1996-2005: McNeese State - wide receivers
1995: New Orleans Saints practice squad
1990-1993: McNeese State - played wide receiver