Gene Washington

Gene Washington

After starring at Long Beach Poly, Gene Washington played under John Ralston at Stanford. He switched from quarterback to receiver after his sophomore year and led Stanford in receptions for his last two years, catching 71 passes for 1117 yards as a senior, with Jim...read more
Dwight Clark

Dwight Clark

Dwight Clark is best known for “The Catch,” a touchdown pass from Joe Montana that beat the Dallas Cowboys in the 1982 NFC Championship Game. In his nine year career with the 49ers, he caught 506 passes for 6,750 yards and 48 touchdowns. He was only the 20th...read more
George Seifert

George Seifert

Over an eight year period as the first San Francisco native to coach the 49ers, George Seifert compiled what was at the time the best winning percentage in NFL history (.755). Seifert, who attended high school across the street from Kezar Stadium, the 49ers’ first...read more
R. C. Owens

R. C. Owens

R. C. Owens had a productive NFL career, but is best remembered for one play, the “Alley Oop,” when he leaped high between defensive backs to catch this pass. The play was a natural for Owens, a college basketball player who led the nation with 27 rebounds...read more
Craig Morton

Craig Morton

At the completion of his 1964 All America Season at Cal, Craig Morton held virtually every school record for passing. His then-record 36 touchdown passes, achieved in three seasons and in schedules shorter by one or two games, survived for 25 years after his...read more
Dave Casper

Dave Casper

Nicknamed “The Ghost” after the cartoon character, Dave Casper played seven seasons for the Oakland Raiders. He established himself as one of the NFL’s most dangerous receivers while playing tight end, a blocking position in most offenses. Although Casper was a fine...read more