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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
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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.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

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