San Francisco 49ers

May 22, 2014

49ers rookie WR Bruce Ellington can give teammate Marcus Lattimore an assist for his NFL career

When Bruce Ellington chose basketball over football in 2010, the football coaches at South Carolina were disappointed, even a bit puzzled by the 5-foot-9 prospect’s decision, but they didn’t pursue the issue.

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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
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