Houston Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans rests during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Cincinnati.
Houston Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans rests during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Cincinnati. Tony Tribble
Houston Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans rests during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Cincinnati. Tony Tribble
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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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