More Videos

'Can't waste one play': Shanahan reflects on 49ers' first win of 2017 1:09

'Can't waste one play': Shanahan reflects on 49ers' first win of 2017

Lonzo Ball on De'Aaron Fox: 'He's getting better, just like I am' 0:52

Lonzo Ball on De'Aaron Fox: 'He's getting better, just like I am'

Here are tips for traveling safely during busy holiday season 2:44

Here are tips for traveling safely during busy holiday season

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says 1:23

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like 0:47

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like

Get to know gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa 1:54

Get to know gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa

Fly over Sacramento with the sheriff's department helicopter crew 1:37

Fly over Sacramento with the sheriff's department helicopter crew

Johnny Cash made history at Folsom Prison 3:12

Johnny Cash made history at Folsom Prison

How to zipper merge 1:28

How to zipper merge

‘How do they get past that’ after Rancho Tehama elementary school shooting? 0:40

‘How do they get past that’ after Rancho Tehama elementary school shooting?

  • Meet Solomon Thomas, top draft pick who's next in line for 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers made some draft day moves and ended up with the player they wanted most, Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, the No. 3 overall NFL draft choice. The team had plenty of good evidence on which to base their choice.

The San Francisco 49ers made some draft day moves and ended up with the player they wanted most, Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, the No. 3 overall NFL draft choice. The team had plenty of good evidence on which to base their choice. Brian Blomster / Associated Press photos The Sacramento Bee
The San Francisco 49ers made some draft day moves and ended up with the player they wanted most, Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, the No. 3 overall NFL draft choice. The team had plenty of good evidence on which to base their choice. Brian Blomster / Associated Press photos The Sacramento Bee
49ers with Matt Barrows

49ers with Matt Barrows

The premier blog for news and insights on the San Francisco 49ers

Quick reaction: 49ers take Stanford’s Solomon Thomas with No. 3 pick

April 27, 2017 05:30 PM

UPDATED April 27, 2017 08:05 PM

Comments

More Videos

'Can't waste one play': Shanahan reflects on 49ers' first win of 2017 1:09

'Can't waste one play': Shanahan reflects on 49ers' first win of 2017

Lonzo Ball on De'Aaron Fox: 'He's getting better, just like I am' 0:52

Lonzo Ball on De'Aaron Fox: 'He's getting better, just like I am'

Here are tips for traveling safely during busy holiday season 2:44

Here are tips for traveling safely during busy holiday season

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says 1:23

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like 0:47

This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like

Get to know gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa 1:54

Get to know gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa

Fly over Sacramento with the sheriff's department helicopter crew 1:37

Fly over Sacramento with the sheriff's department helicopter crew

Johnny Cash made history at Folsom Prison 3:12

Johnny Cash made history at Folsom Prison

How to zipper merge 1:28

How to zipper merge

‘How do they get past that’ after Rancho Tehama elementary school shooting? 0:40

‘How do they get past that’ after Rancho Tehama elementary school shooting?

  • 'Can't waste one play': Shanahan reflects on 49ers' first win of 2017

    49ers coach Kyle Shanahan speaks following the team's first win of the season, 31-21 over the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.

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

Sports Night


Sign up to receive breaking sports news alerts and the Sports Night newsletter with late-breaking developments, stats and scores.

Key links


49ers schedule
49ers roster
49ers depth chart
49ers statistics

NFL news
NFL statistics
NFL weekly schedule

Pro Football Focus
NFL.com
Monday Morning Quarterback / Sports Illustrated
Los Angeles Times NFL
RotoWorld / NBC Sports