May 25, 2024

The countdown to the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 1 game has begun, and head coach Kyle Shanahan named the team’s season-long captains on Wednesday. All six 49ers captains were chosen by their teammates and have demonstrated veteran-level leadership talents during their tenure with the franchise.

Two San Francisco captains, All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams and Pro Bowl tight end George Kittle, will wear a gold “C” to signify five or more years of team captaincy. Williams, who has played for two different teams in his 14-year NFL career, has served as captain for 11 of those seasons. Meanwhile, Kittle, a 49ers veteran, has been named captain for six of his seven seasons in the league.
Here’s the complete list of players who will wear the captain’s “C” on their uniforms during the 2023 season:

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