Fred O'Connor is an American football coach. He has served in coaching positions in the National Football League, the Canadian Football League, and NCAA college football. His most prominent coaching position was serving as interim head coach of the San Francisco 49ers for the last seven games of the 1978 season. Following the season, he would be replaced by now-legendary coach Bill Walsh.

Coaching ExperienceEdit

2009–present ESPN Radio Color Commentator on weekly radio shows on ESPN 760
2004–06 Florida Atlantic University Special Assistant to the Head Coach
2000–03 Florida Atlantic University Assistant Coach, QB, RB, and WR
1984–90 Catholic University of America Athletic Director and Head Football Coach
1981 Montreal Alouettes (CFL) Offensive Coordinator
1979–80 Washington Redskins (NFL) Offensive Backfield Coach
1978 San Francisco 49ers (NFL) Offensive Coordinator and Interim Head Coach[1]
1975–77 Chicago Bears (NFL) QB and Offensive Backfield Coach
1974 Florida Blazers (WFL) Offensive Backfield Coach
1973 Villanova University Offensive Coordinator
1972 University of Southern Mississippi Offensive Coordinator QB Coach
1971 University of Maryland QB and Offensive Backfield Coach
1970 Villanova University QB and Receiver Coach
1965–69 C.W. Post College Offensive Backfield Coach


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