San Francisco 49ers

49ers add five to coaching staff, including former QB O’Connell

Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach Kevin O'Connell before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in Cleveland.
Cleveland Browns quarterbacks coach Kevin O'Connell before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in Cleveland. AP

The 49ers rounded out their coaching staff Friday and filled the hole left by inside linebackers coach Hardy Nickerson, who left after less than two months to become the University of Illinois’ defensive coordinator. The new additions are:

* Dana Bible, 62, Senior Analyst.

Bible has been an offensive coordinator at Stanford and with the Philadelphia Eagles. He recently spent six seasons at N.C. State, finishing there in 2012 as the school’s offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach.

* Joe Bowden, 46, Inside Linebackers.

Bowden spent the previous four seasons as an assistant linebackers coach with the St. Louis Rams.

* Tem Lukabu, 34, Defensive Quality Control.

Before joining the 49ers, Lukabu spent one season as the linebackers coach at Florida International University and one year as the outside linebackers coach at his alma mater, Colgate University.

* Kevin O’Connell, 30, Special Projects.

The former Patriots quarterback draft pick -- third round in 2008 -- spent last season as the Browns quarterbacks coach.

* Vince Oghobaase, 29, Assistant Defensive Line.

He spent the previous three years as a defensive graduate assistant at Ohio State.

Matt Barrows: @mattbarrows, read more about the team at sacbee.com/sf49ers.

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