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  • 49ers Ahkello Witherspoon making a case to start at cornerback

    Sacramento Bee reporter Matt Barrows says there's a lot to like about Ahkello Witherspoon, the cornerback out of Colorado who is a Sacramento native.

Sacramento Bee reporter Matt Barrows says there's a lot to like about Ahkello Witherspoon, the cornerback out of Colorado who is a Sacramento native. Jose Luis Villegas 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.
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