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    San Francisco 49ers top two draft picks, DeForest Buckner of Oregon and Joshua Garnett of Stanford talk to members of the media on Friday evening, April 30, 2016, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Both players said they were happy to be drafted by the 49ers and pleased to stay on the West Coast.

San Francisco 49ers top two draft picks, DeForest Buckner of Oregon and Joshua Garnett of Stanford talk to members of the media on Friday evening, April 30, 2016, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Both players said they were happy to be drafted by the 49ers and pleased to stay on the West Coast. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
San Francisco 49ers top two draft picks, DeForest Buckner of Oregon and Joshua Garnett of Stanford talk to members of the media on Friday evening, April 30, 2016, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Both players said they were happy to be drafted by the 49ers and pleased to stay on the West Coast. 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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