Matt Barrows: 49ers' selection of DE DeForest Buckner 'a good fit'

San Francisco 49ers selected Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner with the seventh overall pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. Bee staff writer Matt Barrows examines the pick and says the addition of Buckner to the 49er
San Francisco 49ers selected Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner with the seventh overall pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. Bee staff writer Matt Barrows examines the pick and says the addition of Buckner to the 49er
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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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