New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower goes tumbling with ball while being stopped by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock, left, during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif.
New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower goes tumbling with ball while being stopped by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock, left, during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Tony Avelar AP
New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower goes tumbling with ball while being stopped by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock, left, during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Tony Avelar AP
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49ers add another RB, Tim Hightower, to the offensive mix

April 01, 2017 12:11 PM

UPDATED April 02, 2017 08:02 AM

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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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