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Arik Armstead

Arik Armstead
No. 91 San Francisco 49ers
Position: Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-11-15) November 15, 1993
Place of birth: Sacramento, California
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 292 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: Pleasant Grove (CA)
College: Oregon
NFL draft: 2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2015
Tackles: 6
Sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Stats at

Arik Armstead (born November 15, 1993) is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oregon.


  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • 2015 NFL Draft 3.1
    • San Francisco 49ers 3.2
  • Personal 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early years

Armstead attended Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove, California.[1] During his career he had 126 tackles and 7.5 sacks. Armstead was a four-star recruit by and sixth best defensive end in his class.[2] He originally committed to the University of Southern California (USC) to play college football but changed to the University of Oregon.[3][4] He also played basketball in high school.

College career

Armstead played in all 13 games as a true freshman in 2012, making one start. He finished the year with 26 tackles and a half-sack. During the spring he joined the Duck's basketball team, where he redshirted his first year. Armstead played in 13 games as a sophomore in 2013, recording 15 tackles and one sack. During the spring he re-joined the basketball team. He played in one game, before quitting to focus on football.[5][6][7] Armstead returned to the football team his junior season in 2014.[8][9]

Professional career

2015 NFL Draft

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 7⅛ in 292 lb 33 in 10½ in 5.10 s 1.75 s 2.92 s 4.53 s 7.57 s 34 in 9 ft 9 in 24 reps
All values from NFL Combine

San Francisco 49ers

Armstead was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 17th overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.


Armstead's brother, Armond Armstead played college football at USC and in the Canadian Football League.[10]


  1. ^ Arik Armstead determined to stay on DL
  2. ^
  3. ^ Oregon Ducks blue chip recruit Arik Armstead to bring rare two-sport prowess to Eugene
  4. ^ Arik Armstead To Oregon: Five-Star Lineman Declares For Ducks
  5. ^ Oregon basketball: Denied a larger role, Arik Armstead chose to focus on football
  6. ^ Oregon basketball: Arik Armstead leaves Ducks basketball team to focus on football
  7. ^ Oregon Ducks defensive end Arik Armstead bigger, stronger, more focused
  8. ^ Arik Armstead dreams big: Inside the Oregon Ducks lineman's attempt to fulfill big expectations
  9. ^ Armstead dedicates, delivers for Ducks
  10. ^ Patriots Notebook: Armond’s lost career fuel for Arik Armstead

External links

  • Oregon Ducks bio
  • San Francisco 49ers bio
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