Arik Armstead gives back to a sport that has given the big guy a ton

The Sacramento Bee
Arik Armstead gives back to a sport that has given the big guy a ton
Arik Armstead gives back to a sport that has given the big guy a ton

Bouncing around the regions in a forward lean – from Arik Armstead, UC Davis preseason football rankings, Kings draft hopeful with regional roots, and news out of Cal: AA all A's – Arik Armstead was doing Arik Armstead things earlier this month. He is a big guy, all of 6-foot-8, with a big personality to match his big heart. The 49ers defensive lineman by way of Pleasant Grove High School and Oregon raised more than $100,000 at his annual 91Six Charity, a fundraiser for the Armstead Academic Project in Sacramento for underserved youth in his home region. Armstead shared these sobering numbers: More than two-thirds of students who are not able to read proficiently by the end of the fourth grade

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