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49ers ink first-round pick Armstead

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman Arik Armstead, their first-round selection in the 2015 draft, to a four-year contract on Friday.

Armstead, drafted 17th overall out of Oregon, registered 46 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble in 13 games as a junior in 2014.

The 6-foot-7, 292-pound Sacramento, California native finished his collegiate career with 87 tackles, four sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble in 39 games.