Patrick Willis

Patrick Willis Shares Funny Story About Frank Gore From 49ers Practice

Frank Gore has been an NFL running back for the last 16 years and he is known for putting his head down and going to work each and every day. That is why it was great to hear former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis share a story about how Gore was at practices.

Patrick Willis delivers Ole Miss convocation address

(From staff and wire reports) Patrick Willis helped the University of Mississippi deliver on a promise one year in the making to the graduating Class of 2020 on Saturday (May 8) during the university's 167th Commencement. Willis, who was selected to seven NFL Pro Bowls and is one of the...

Patrick Willis to deliver 2020 Commencement Address at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – NFL legend and West Tennessee native, Patrick Willis, who overcame tremendous adversity to become a scholar-athlete and one of the most decorated football players in Ole Miss history, will give the University of Mississippi‘s 2020 Commencement address on May 8. Commencement exercises for the Class of 2020,...

49ers' Patrick Willis isn't in the Hall of Fame and is too busy to care

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Long before the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced Feb. 6, Patrick Willis was comfortable with the outcome. Whether the former San Francisco 49ers linebacker made it or not was of little consequence. Willis knows he gave the game everything he had for as long as he could.
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Which 49ers greats deserve Hall of Fame honors? Patrick Willis leads the list

Former 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis forwarded his congratulations Sunday onto this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class, doing so via Twitter. Someday, and perhaps already two years too late, Willis will join those enshrined in Canton, Ohio. Willis was a semifinalist each of his first two seasons of eligibility,...

Patrick Willis, Bryant Young left of list of Hall of Fame finalists

Former 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis and former defensive tackle Bryant Young should both wind up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Their inductions won’t come this year though. Neither Willis nor Young were among the 15 finalists for the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. Both were on...
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Former 49ers Patrick Willis, Bryant Young not among Hall of Fame finalists

Linebacker Patrick Willis and defensive lineman Bryant Young won’t make the next Pro Football Hall of Fame class, and the 49ers legends didn’t even reach the finalist stage that was unveiled Tuesday. Last fall, they were named semifinalists for a second straight year, with Willis in his second year of...
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Golden Nuggets: 49ers GM John Lynch named a HOF finalist; Patrick Willis snubbed

I’d love to know what everyone would like to talk about this month. Pending free agents? Segue into draft talk? We’ll probably begin to review the roster, but I’d love to hear any suggestions. This time a year ago, we were pretending that the Vikings were going to challenge the 49ers in the Divisional round of the playoffs.