I suppose former USC defensive lineman Armond Armstead would have a problem with being associated with USC in the headline and in this sentence since he is suing them for allegedly causing the heart attack that caused him to miss the 2011 season and go undrafted in the 2012 draft. But that’s what happened and he DID play there for three seasons.
Armstead played the 2012 season for the Toronto Argonauts and helped them win the Grey Cup (which is inexplicably cooler-looking than the Lombardi Trophy), posting six sacks. He is now in contact with several NFL teams and will most likely sign with one of them once the playoffs are over.
A contract would end a long journey for Armstead, who is otherwise a stud defensive lineman.
His suit against USC stems from his allegation that team doctor’s prescribed him painkillers that caused him to have a heart attack. The same USC doctors would not clear him for the 2011 season following the incident. It is that decision, more than anything else, th...