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The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time  

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Big fan of San Francisco football? Then check out this list of San Francisco 49ers cornerbacks with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting cornerback from throughout San Francisco 49ers history, including current cornerbacks and past ones. An important part of the San Francisco defensive backfield, the CB position requires fast players to cover receivers, defend against pass offenses, and make tackles. Featuring 2018-2019 49ers and some of the greatest NFL cornerbacks of all time, the best 49ers CBs include Tramaine Brock, Shawntae Spencer, Tarell Brown, Nate Clements, and Kermit Alexander.

Who are the best cornerbacks in San Francisco 49ers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of San Francisco 49ers starting cornerback.

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1
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

2
Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1994

3
Eric Wright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

4
Merton Hanks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1991

5
Eric Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

6
Jimmy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

7
Don Griffin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

8
Rod Woodson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1997

9
Tim McKyer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

10
Bruce Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

11
Marquez Pope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

12
Nate Clements is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

13
Tarell Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

14
Walt Harris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006

15
Carlos Rogers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011

16
Tramaine Brock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time
Tramaine Brock

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

17
Kermit Alexander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1963

18
Shawntae Spencer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

19
Ahmed Plummer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

20
Ahkello Witherspoon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time
Ahkello Witherspoon

Seasons: 2018, 2017

21
Jimmie Ward is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2016, 2015

22
R. W. McQuarters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

23
Tyronne Drakeford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time
Tyronne Drakeford

Seasons: 1996

24
Jason Webster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time
Jason Webster

Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

25
Darryl Pollard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks Of All Time
Darryl Pollard

Seasons: 1990, 1989