The 49ers chose Pita Taumoepenu in the sixth round of this year's draft. Here are some interesting facts about the former rugby player. Produced by Michael McGough Photos by Associated Press and courtesy of Jeff Tuha. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
The 49ers chose Pita Taumoepenu in the sixth round of this year's draft. Here are some interesting facts about the former rugby player. Produced by Michael McGough Photos by Associated Press and courtesy of Jeff Tuha. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
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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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