San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) gains 19 yards as he breaks a tackle and runs out of bounds, chased by Tennessee Titans' LeShaun Sims (36) and Johnathan Cyprien (37) on the last drive in the fourth quarter during a game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) gains 19 yards as he breaks a tackle and runs out of bounds, chased by Tennessee Titans' LeShaun Sims (36) and Johnathan Cyprien (37) on the last drive in the fourth quarter during a game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) gains 19 yards as he breaks a tackle and runs out of bounds, chased by Tennessee Titans' LeShaun Sims (36) and Johnathan Cyprien (37) on the last drive in the fourth quarter during a game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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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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