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  • Buckner is stronger, wiser and among 49ers to watch in season opener

    Matt Barrows previews the Week 1 game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, with insight on likely highlights.

Matt Barrows previews the Week 1 game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, with insight on likely highlights. Matt Barrows Produced by Sohail Al-Jamea, McClatchy
Matt Barrows previews the Week 1 game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, with insight on likely highlights. Matt Barrows Produced by Sohail Al-Jamea, McClatchy
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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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