Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat (9) could be a candidate for the 49ers' "leo" position during this year's NFL draft.
Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat (9) could be a candidate for the 49ers' "leo" position during this year's NFL draft. Mark Wallheiser AP file
Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat (9) could be a candidate for the 49ers' "leo" position during this year's NFL draft. Mark Wallheiser AP file
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49ers' best draft fits: First up, ‘Leo’ defensive end

April 02, 2018 09:34 AM

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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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