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The Best San Francisco 49ers Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated February 3, 2020 2.3k votes 501 voters 12.2k views40 items

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The San Francisco 49ers have had some great tight ends throughout the franchise’s history. This list of 49ers tight ends features former greats, current impact players, and even future stars! As the tight end position increasingly becomes more of a focal point in NFL offensive schemes, one can only imagine what this list will look like years down the road.

No matter what happens with the evolution of this position, these 49ers tight ends have left a legacy that won't be forgotten. Great 49ers players such as Vernon Davis, Brent Jones, and Monty Stickles, some of the best NFL players of all time, have gone down as some of the best tight ends in the franchise's history. 

But who’s the best tight end in San Francisco 49ers history? Which of these tight ends has left a lasting legacy for his team? Vote below for who you think is the best San Francisco 49ers tight end of all time, then head over and check out the top San Francisco 49ers players ever.

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  • 1

    2006-2015

    49ers stats: 50 games played, 441 rec, 5640 yards, 55 TDs

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    2017-present

    49ers stats: 45 games played, 216 receptions, 2,945 yards, 12 TDs

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    1987-1997

    49ers stats: 143 games played, 417 receptions, 5195 yards, 33 TDs.

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    2006-2012

    49ers stats: 99 games played, 123 receptions, 1465 yards, 8 TDs.

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    1982-1987

    49ers stats: 75 games played, 186 receptions, 2105 yards, 12 TDs.

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    1969-1974

    49ers stats: 83 games played, 164 receptions, 2555 yards, 23 TDs.

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    1984-1988

    49ers stats: 66 games played, 65 receptions, 662 yards, 10 TDs.

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    Greg Clark

    1997-2000

    49ers stats: 55 games played, 92 receptions, 909 yards, 4 TDs.

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    2012-2018

    49ers stats: 86 games played, 82 receptions, 1104 yards, 12 TDs.

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    1980-1982

    49ers stats: 41 games played, 88 receptions, 914 yards, 7 TDs.

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    2001-2002, 2004, 2006

    49ers stats: 57 games played, 192 receptions, 1800 yards, 7 TDs.

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    Monty Stickles

    1960-1967

    49ers stats: 102 games played, 207 receptions, 2993 yards, 14 TDs.

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    2013-2016

    49ers stats: 48 games played, 64 receptions, 866 yards, 7 TDs.

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    Ted Popson

    1994-1996

    49ers stats: 43 games played, 55 receptions, 570 yards, 6 TDs.

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    Jamie Williams

    1989-1993

    49ers stats: 67 games played, 57 receptions, 535 yards, 3 TDs

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    1967-1971

    49ers stats: 69 games played, 111 receptions, 1392 yards, 8 TDs.

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    1989-1993

    49ers stats: 53 games played, 11 receptions, 67 yards, 1 TD

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    Ken MacAfee

    1978-1979

    49ers stats: 29 games played, 46 receptions, 471 yards, 5 TDs

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    Eason Ramson

    1979-1983

    49ers stats: 54 games played, 44 receptions, 376 yards, 3 TDs

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    2003-2004

    49ers stats: 32 games played, 18 receptions, 231 yards, 1 TD

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    Irv Smith

    1998

    49ers stats: 16 games played, 25 receptions, 266 yards, 5 TDs

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    Terry Jones

    2005

    49ers stats: 7 games played, 9 receptions, 76 yards, 0 TDs

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    1974-1977

    49ers stats: 54 games played, 83 receptions, 1094 yards, 4 TDs.

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    Bob Bruer

    1979-1980

    49ers stats: 17 games played, 26 receptions, 254 yards, 1 TD

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    Paul Seal

    1977-1979

    49ers stats: 43 games played, 37 receptions, 634 yards, 3 TDs.