San Francisco 49ers DE Arik Armstead shared a message that he received recently. Apparently, he made a good impression on a young fan and his mother when they met at a mall. Such a good impression that the mother named her next child after him. Armstead was honored.

Below is what Armstead shared via Instagram.

Wow I can't even comprehend this. I am beyond honored . Guess treating people the right way does go a long way

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Armstead is entering his second season with the 49ers. During his rookie campaign, he had 19 tackles and two sacks.