Arik Armstead is this week’s NFLPA Community MVP

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49ers defensive lineman Arik Armstead‘s on-field efforts have resulted in four tackles and a sack this season and his off-field efforts have earned him recognition from the NFL Players Association.

The NFLPA announced on Friday that Armstead has been named this week’s Community MVP. Armstead donated $250,000 to establish the Armstead Academy in his hometown of Sacramento. The Armstead Academy, which will provide after-school tutoring, mentoring, and leadership development programs for students.

“Being named the NFLPA’s Week 4 Community MVP is a huge honor,” Armstead said in a statement. “When we started the Armstead Academic Project, our goal was to ensure that every student we served was equipped with resources to be successful in school. With this new after-school program, we will be able to surround our youth with the year-round support that they deserve.”

The NFLPA will donate $10,000 to Armstead’s foundation and he will join the other weekly honorees as candidates for the Alan Page Community Award at the end of the season.

Arik Armstead is this week’s NFLPA Community MVP originally appeared on Pro Football Talk