San Francisco 49ers – History, Background, Opponents, & Schedule

By RayPublished on: February 11, 2024 Updated on: February 23, 2024
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The San Francisco 49ers are a professional football team that competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a National Football Conference (NFC) West division member. The 49ers were established on June 4, 1944, and they played their first season of professional football in the 1946 season.

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, the 49ers were named after the prospectors who arrived in Northern California during the 1849 Gold Rush. The San Francisco 49ers have a rich history and storied legacy in American football.

The 49ers rose as one of the most competitive teams in the 1980s when they secured four Super Bowl titles, with victories in the 1981, 1984, 1988, and 1989 seasons. They won their fifth Super Bowl title in the 1994 season, which was their last championship win.

The triumphs were largely influenced by legendary footballers such as Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, and Steve Young among others.

Home Stadium

The 49ers play their home games at Levi’s Stadium, located in Santa Clara, California. The venue serves as their home stadium since its opening in 2014.

Before shifting to the Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers’ home stadium was Candlestick Park, where they played from 1971 to 2013.

Before the Candlestick Park, the San Francisco 49ers played their home games at Kezar Stadium, located in San Francisco itself from their establishment in 1946 through 1970.

Active Roster

Player # Position Height College
Trent Williams
71 T 6-5 Oklahoma

Tashaun Gipson Sr.

31 S 6-1 Wyoming

Logan Ryan

33 S 5-11 Rutgers

Kyle Juszczyk

44 FB 6-2 Harvard

Jon Feliciano

55 OL 6-4 Miami

Chris Conley

84 WR 6-3 Georgia

Arik Armstead

91 DL 6-7 Oregon

T.Y. McGill

96 DL 6-0 N.C. State

Javon Hargrave

98 DL 6-2 South Carolina State

Christian McCaffrey

23 RB 5-11 Stanford

George Kittle

85 TE 6-4 Iowa

Jake Brendel

64 OL 6-4 UCLA

Brandon Allen

17 QB 6-2 Arkansas

Fred Warner

54 LB 6-3 Brigham Young

Charvarius Ward

7 CB 6-1 Middle Tennessee State

Matt Pryor

75 OL 6-7 TCU

Taybor Pepper

46 LS 6-4 Michigan State

Isaiah Oliver

26 CB 6-0 Colorado

George Odum

30 S 6-1 Central Arkansas

Ray-Ray McCloud III

3 WR 5-9 Clemson

Sebastian Joseph-Day

69 DT 6-4 Rutgers

Randy Gregory

5 LB 6-5 Nebraska

Sam Darnold

14 QB 6-3 USC

Oren Burks

48 LB 6-3 Vanderbilt

Mitch Wishnowsky

18 P 6-2 Utah

Deebo Samuel

19 WR 6-0 South Carolina

Dre Greenlaw

57 LB 6-0 Arkansas

Nick Bosa

97 DL 6-4 Ohio State

Chase Young

92 DL 6-5 Ohio State

Charlie Woerner

89 TE 6-5 Georgia

Colton McKivitz

68 OL 6-6 West Virginia

Javon Kinlaw

99 DT 6-5 South Carolina

Kevin Givens

90 DL 6-1 Penn State

Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles

45 LB 6-2 Arizona

Ben Bartch

78 OL 6-6 St. John’s (MN)

Brandon Aiyuk

11 WR 6-0 Arizona State

Ambry Thomas

20 CB 6-0 Michigan

Jaylon Moore

76 OL 6-4 Western Michigan

Elijah Mitchell

25 RB 5-10 Louisiana

Deommodore Lenoir

2 DB 5-10 Oregon

Jauan Jennings

15 WR 6-3 Tennessee

Aaron Banks

65 OL 6-5 Notre Dame

Samuel Womack III

0 CB 5-10 Toledo

Brock Purdy

13 QB 6-1 Iowa State

Jordan Mason

24 RB 5-11 Georgia Tech

Spencer Burford

74 OL 6-4 Texas-San Antonio

Alex Barrett

58 DL 6-2 San Diego State

Dee Winters

53 LB 5-11 TCU

Brayden Willis

9 TE 6-4 Oklahoma

Jake Moody

4 K 6-1 Michigan

Darrell Luter Jr.

28 CB 6-0 South Alabama

Jalen Graham

50 LB 6-3 Purdue

Ji’Ayir Brown

27 S 5-11 Penn State

Ronnie Bell

10 WR 6-0 Michigan

Robert Beal Jr.

51 DL 6-4 Georgia

San Francisco 49ers Opponents For The 2024 Season

The San Francisco 49ers will play nine games at home and eight on the road in the 2024 season. Their opponents for the 2024 season are:


Divisional Opponents

  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Los Angeles Rams
  • Seattle Seahawks

NFC Opponents

AFC Opponents


Divisional Opponents

  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Los Angeles Rams
  • Seattle Seahawks

NFC Opponents

AFC Opponents

About Author: Ray

As a passionate writer and dedicated NFL enthusiast, Ray brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the world of football. With a focus on NFL players and WAGs, Ray dives deep into the stories, lives, and careers of these incredible athletes. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for storytelling, Ray captures the essence of the NFL world, exploring the lives of players, and their family members.