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The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows takes a look at four college prospects he likes for the San Francisco 49ers to select in this week's NFL Draft, led by UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. But there are others to select in later rounds, including Joshua Garnett, a guard out of Stanford; Kyler Fackrell, an outside linebacker from Utah State and Ken Dixon, a running back out of Louisiana Tech. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows takes a look at four college prospects he likes for the San Francisco 49ers to select in this week's NFL Draft, led by UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. But there are others to select in later rounds, including Joshua Garnett, a guard out of Stanford; Kyler Fackrell, an outside linebacker from Utah State and Ken Dixon, a running back out of Louisiana Tech. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
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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.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

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