UA’s swat king has hand in 49ers’ run

2013-01-27T22:00:00Z UA’s swat king has hand in 49ers’ runBy Patrick Finley, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
January 27, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

Exhausted at the end of wearying workdays, Peter Hansen usually sleeps like a hibernating bear.

Not this past week, though.

“I don’t know that I feel it all day long, but I noticed I don’t go to sleep easily at night,and I always have,” he said. “It takes a while to stop tossing and turning.”

You’d be excited, too, if you were working the Super Bowl.

The former Arizona Wildcats football and basketball player is the defensive assistant in charge of quality control for the San Francisco 49ers, who play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in New Orleans.

He works with the defensive staff, breaking down film, attending meetings, and putting coaches’ notes into a computer program to draw the playbooks.

Read more in Monday's Arizona Daily Star.

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