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  • 49ers first-round pick DeForest Buckner has big plans

    DeForest Buckner, chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the spring's draft of college players, shared his thoughts about what's coming for him as he begins his NFL career, speaking with the media after reporting for training camp on Saturday, July 30, 2016..

DeForest Buckner, chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the spring's draft of college players, shared his thoughts about what's coming for him as he begins his NFL career, speaking with the media after reporting for training camp on Saturday, July 30, 2016.. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
DeForest Buckner, chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the spring's draft of college players, shared his thoughts about what's coming for him as he begins his NFL career, speaking with the media after reporting for training camp on Saturday, July 30, 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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