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49ers | Erickson Set to Interview for Ole Miss Job

Matt Maiocco, of the Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Dennis Erickson is set to interview with Mississippi officials about the university's head-coaching position, a 49ers spokesman confirmed Tuesday, Dec. 14. Mississippi officials contacted 49ers general manager Terry Donahue on Monday, Dec. 13 to extend the courtesy of asking for permission to speak with Erickson, the team announced. "I received a phone call last night from Pete Boone, the athletic director from the University of Mississippi, requesting permission to talk to Dennis Erickson about their head coaching position," Donahue said in a statement. "After meeting with Dennis to gauge his interest I called Mr. Boone back and granted permission. They will be meeting with Dennis sometime in the next 24 hours."

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