San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida (22) runs against the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.
San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida (22) runs against the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP
San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida (22) runs against the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP
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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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