San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Hyde (28) celebrates with San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) and San Francisco 49ers' Joe Staley (74) after touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams during a game at Levi's Stadium on Monday September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif.
San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Hyde (28) celebrates with San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) and San Francisco 49ers' Joe Staley (74) after touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams during a game at Levi's Stadium on Monday September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
San Francisco 49ers' Carlos Hyde (28) celebrates with San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) and San Francisco 49ers' Joe Staley (74) after touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams during a game at Levi's Stadium on Monday September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, Calif. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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