Former Youngstown State head coach Eric Wolford visited with 49ers coach Jim Tomsula in Santa Clara on Saturday, according to a source, and reportedly is in line to join the team's coaching staff.
Wolford will become the 49ers' assistant offensive line coach, according to FootballScoop.com. Former Washington offensive line coach Chris Foerster is expected to replace Mike Solari in the same position with the 49ers, the NFL Network reported.
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Youngstown State fired Wolford after five seasons on Nov. 24. His teams compiled 31-26 record. He was hired to coach Oklahoma State’s offensive line on Jan. 8. He previously coached the offensive lines at Illinois and South Carolina.
John and Denise York, owners of the 49ers, still reside near Youngstown, Ohio. The 49ers practiced at Youngstown State for a week between Eastern road games in 2011 and 2012.