History Makers Honor 49ers’ Legendary Secondary

History Makers honor 49ers’ legendary secondary

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The San Mateo County Historical Association on September 29 saluted the Niners’ sensational Super Bowl defensive backfield of Dwight Hicks, Ronnie Lott, Carlton Williamson and Eric Wright, often called “Dwight Hicks and His Hot Licks” for their tough tackling (and based on a similarly named country-music group). Former 49ers running back Bill Ring emceed the event, and longtime Bay Area sportscaster Joe Fonzi reminisced with the quartet about the 49ers’ 1980s dynasty days, when the team captured three NFL titles and earned the nickname, “Team of the Decade.”