Former 49ers coach Mike Nolan said the decision was made to go with the safe pick in quarterback Alex Smith over “cocky” and “arrogant” Aaron Rodgers with the No.
Hours after the 49ers lost to the Rams on Dec. 26, 2010, head coach Mike Singletary was fired.
On Jan. 7, 2011, the 49ers introduced Jim Harbaugh as their new head coach.
SAN FRANCISCO –- Former 49ers head coach Mike Nolan was interested in becoming Chip Kelly’s defensive coordinator, he told CSNBayArea.com on Friday.
Editor's note: The video above is of Mike Singletary's successor, Jim Harbaugh, now with the Michigan Wolverines