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  • Video: SF 49ers RB Jarryd Hayne adjusting to NFL football

    ​San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne, the former Australian Rugby League star, is adjusting to the NFL and American football after several weeks of training camp and a preseason game against the Houston Texans. Video by Manny Crisostomo, The Sacramento Bee, mcrisostomo@sacbee.com.

​San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne, the former Australian Rugby League star, is adjusting to the NFL and American football after several weeks of training camp and a preseason game against the Houston Texans. Video by Manny Crisostomo, The Sacramento Bee, mcrisostomo@sacbee.com.
​San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne, the former Australian Rugby League star, is adjusting to the NFL and American football after several weeks of training camp and a preseason game against the Houston Texans. Video by Manny Crisostomo, The Sacramento Bee, mcrisostomo@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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