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Former Dolphins assistant interviewing for 49ers DC job

Most of the coaching staffs around the NFL are officially set, but a few that were playing as late as the Super Bowl are still finalizing who will lead their rosters in 2024 and beyond.

The San Francisco 49ers, for instance, are still looking for their defensive coordinator after Raheem Morris left to become the Atlanta Falcons head coach, and one name who is interviewing for the role is probably a familiar one to many Miami Dolphins fans.

According to The Athletic’s Matt Barrows, the 49ers have interviewed former Dolphins defensive backs coach Gerald Alexander for the job.

Alexander was a safety during his five-year playing career and even played for the Dolphins in 2011.

He moved onto coaching not long after retirement, with stops at Arkansas State (2013), Washington (2014), Indiana State (2015), Montana State (2016) and California (2017-19) in the college game and the Dolphins (2020-21) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2022-23).

Alexander was actually named the Las Vegas Raiders safeties coach this offseason under now full-time head coach Antonio Pierce, but obviously, this would be a big step up.

Story originally appeared on Dolphins Wire