February 20, 2007
Introducing Armond Armstead
The Sacramento region in Northern California continues to be a hot-spot for college coaches. While the area certainly has the talent, the media coverage is limited due to the amazing growth in the territory. New high schools seem to pop up annually in the area. One of the more talented prospects who caught our eye - as well as the University of California - early on in the 2008 class is Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove Defensive End Armond Armstead.
At 6-foot-6, 265-pounds, Armstead isn't hard to notice on the football field. He faces constant double and triple teams when he lines up on defense. As the Eagles starting Tight End, Armstead is a wrecking ball who opens up gigantic holes for the running game. He's also an excellent receiver, with soft hands - something he's developed on the basketball court too.
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