'Earl is exactly what we thought he’d be'

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh praises nose tackle Earl Mitchell's abilities on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
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San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh praises nose tackle Earl Mitchell's abilities on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
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A nose for the ball: 49ers’ Earl Mitchell impresses when pads go on

August 02, 2017 04:40 PM

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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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