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Ejiro Evero
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Ejiro Evero (pronounced e-JEE-row EV-uh-row) is entering his first season with the Los Angeles Rams coaching safeties in 2017. Evero spent the 2016 season as the Green Bay Packers’ defensive quality control coach after spending five years on the San Francisco 49ers’ coaching staff.

While at Green Bay, Evero worked closely with defensive coordinator Dom Capers and was responsible for breaking down opponent game film and analyzing their offensive tendencies, playbook development, compiling team and player reports, and coordinating the opponent scout teams the starting defense will face at practice. In 2016, Evero was a part of a Green Bay team that finished the year on a six-game winning streak, earning them a playoff in the NFC Wild Card game. It marked the team’s longest winning streak to end the season since a nine-game streak in 1941. Defensively, Evero helped contribute to the team’s top-10 league rankings in interceptions (fourth, tied), sacks (sixth, tied) and rush defense (eighth).

After joining San Francisco as a quality control coach (2011), Evero spent two seasons as an offensive assistant (2012-13). During this span, Evero was part of an offensive rushing attack that ranked fourth in 2012 (155.7 ypg) and third in 2013 (137.6 ypg) in the NFL in rushing yards per game. In 2012, the offensive unit ranked fifth in touchdown/interception ratio (2.88) and fourth in passer rating (101.2). Evero capped off his time with San Francisco serving as defensive assistant (2014-15), where he spent time assisting the linebacker position. Evero helped direct a defensive unit that finished fifth in both total defense (321.4 ypg) and pass defense (220.7 ypg) and ranked first in interceptions (23) in 2014.

Prior to his time with San Francisco, he spent the 2010 season at the University of Redlands as the special teams coordinator and safeties coach.

Evero broke into the NFL in Tampa Bay, where he served as the defensive quality control coach for three seasons (2007-09). In his first year with the Buccaneers, Evero was part of a staff that helped the defense rank second in the NFL in total defense (278.4 ypg) and first in pass defense (170.5 ypg). In 2008, he helped the defense finish in the top 10 in total defense for a second consecutive season, ranking ninth in the NFL (306.1 ypg).

Evero’s first job in the collegiate ranks came as an assistant coach (2005-06) at the University of California- Davis, where he helped lead the Aggies to the Great West Conference championship in 2005. Evero interned for the football program in 2004, while also serving as an assistant coach for the Davis High School junior varsity squad.

As a player, Evero lettered all four years as a safety at UC-Davis. A two-time captain for the Aggies, he was twice named a Division II All-American (2002-03). Evero signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent following his college career in 2004.

Born Jan. 6, 1981, in Colchester, England, and raised in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Evero earned his MBA from National University in 2006. He was a three-sport standout at Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. In addition to playing basketball his freshman year, Evero lined up at running back and linebacker while also running track all four years. He is engaged to Natalie Johnson and they reside in Los Angeles, Calif.

Ejiro Evero (pronounced e-JEE-row EV-uh-row) is entering his first season with the Los Angeles Rams coaching safeties in 2017. Evero spent the 2016 season as the Green Bay Packers’ defensive quality control coach after spending five years on the San Francisco 49ers’ coaching staff.

While at Green Bay, Evero worked closely with defensive coordinator Dom Capers and was responsible for breaking down opponent game film and analyzing their offensive tendencies, playbook development, compiling team and player reports, and coordinating the opponent scout teams the starting defense will face at practice. In 2016, Evero was a part of a Green Bay team that finished the year on a six-game winning streak, earning them a playoff in the NFC Wild Card game. It marked the team’s longest winning streak to end the season since a nine-game streak in 1941. Defensively, Evero helped contribute to the team’s top-10 league rankings in interceptions (fourth, tied), sacks (sixth, tied) and rush defense (eighth).

After joining San Francisco as a quality control coach (2011), Evero spent two seasons as an offensive assistant (2012-13). During this span, Evero was part of an offensive rushing attack that ranked fourth in 2012 (155.7 ypg) and third in 2013 (137.6 ypg) in the NFL in rushing yards per game. In 2012, the offensive unit ranked fifth in touchdown/interception ratio (2.88) and fourth in passer rating (101.2). Evero capped off his time with San Francisco serving as defensive assistant (2014-15), where he spent time assisting the linebacker position. Evero helped direct a defensive unit that finished fifth in both total defense (321.4 ypg) and pass defense (220.7 ypg) and ranked first in interceptions (23) in 2014.

Prior to his time with San Francisco, he spent the 2010 season at the University of Redlands as the special teams coordinator and safeties coach.

Evero broke into the NFL in Tampa Bay, where he served as the defensive quality control coach for three seasons (2007-09). In his first year with the Buccaneers, Evero was part of a staff that helped the defense rank second in the NFL in total defense (278.4 ypg) and first in pass defense (170.5 ypg). In 2008, he helped the defense finish in the top 10 in total defense for a second consecutive season, ranking ninth in the NFL (306.1 ypg).

Evero’s first job in the collegiate ranks came as an assistant coach (2005-06) at the University of California- Davis, where he helped lead the Aggies to the Great West Conference championship in 2005. Evero interned for the football program in 2004, while also serving as an assistant coach for the Davis High School junior varsity squad.

As a player, Evero lettered all four years as a safety at UC-Davis. A two-time captain for the Aggies, he was twice named a Division II All-American (2002-03). Evero signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent following his college career in 2004.

Born Jan. 6, 1981, in Colchester, England, and raised in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Evero earned his MBA from National University in 2006. He was a three-sport standout at Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. In addition to playing basketball his freshman year, Evero lined up at running back and linebacker while also running track all four years. He is engaged to Natalie Johnson and they reside in Los Angeles, Calif.

 

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