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Take a look at high school and college football players from Grant, Burbank, Del Campo. Sac State, American River College and others who took the leap to the National Football League. The Carolina Panthers, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams are all represented. Video compiled by David Caraccio
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About This Blog


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.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

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