49ers Name Corry Rush Vice President of Football Communications
The San Francisco 49ers today announced Corry Rush has been named vice president of football communications. In his role, Rush serves as the team’s day-to-day spokesman on all football matters, while acting as the team’s liaison with local, national and international media outlets. In addition to managing the publicity efforts for the team, Rush’s staff also actively promotes the efforts of the 49ers community relations and social justice initiatives.
“We are excited to add someone of Corry’s caliber to our team,” said General Manager John Lynch. “He is a great communicator with a proven track record of success in the NFL. We are looking forward to welcoming Corry, his wife, Nadia, and their son, Pierce, to our 49ers Family.”
Rush joins the 49ers after spending the last seven seasons with the New York Giants, most recently serving as vice president of communications from 2016-21. Prior to being hired as director of communications by the Giants in 2014, Rush worked in the NFL’s communications and public affairs department, where he served as the director of AFC Communications from 2011-14 and as AFC Information Manager from 2007-11.
Rush began his NFL career as a community relations intern with the Tennessee Titans in 2003 before working as a summer public relations intern with the Denver Broncos in 2004. He spent the 2004 regular season as a gameday assistant in the public relations department with the Houston Texans, before returning to Tennessee to work in the Titans public relations department (2005-07).
A native of Memphis, TN, Rush earned a baseball scholarship at Texas Southern University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in marketing. He also earned an MBA at Texas Southern while working in the school’s sports information department.