June 11, 2007

Two Days, Two Camps

Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove two way lineman Armond Armstead spent the whole weekend in Los Angeles this past weekend.

Armstead took unofficial visits to USC and UCLA on Friday and then attended each schools one day camp Saturday and Sunday.

Armstead, 6-foot-6, 290-pounds, is one of the fastest rising prospects out West after a monster showing at the NorCal NIKE Camp. The lineman worked out with the defensive linemen and dominated the camp with his blend of size, speed and power.

The lineman played tight end and defensive end a year ago but likely projects best as a defensive tackle or offensive tackle. Armstead has made no secret for his affinity to the defensive side of the ball but his upside as a future left tackle is very hard to miss.

As for this past weekend, Armstead said he loved his time in Los Angeles and could be hearing about a possible offer from both schools within the week.

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