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    Joshua Garnett (65) and Fahn Cooper (64), both taken by the San Francisco 49ers in the recent NFL draft, received instruction on proper technique as they worked out on the blocking sled during minicamp in Santa Clara on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Joshua Garnett (65) and Fahn Cooper (64), both taken by the San Francisco 49ers in the recent NFL draft, received instruction on proper technique as they worked out on the blocking sled during minicamp in Santa Clara on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
Joshua Garnett (65) and Fahn Cooper (64), both taken by the San Francisco 49ers in the recent NFL draft, received instruction on proper technique as they worked out on the blocking sled during minicamp in Santa Clara on Saturday, May 7, 2016. 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.
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