One of the club’s two third round draft picks in 2013, Armstead took over starting left tackle duties in week 16 as a rookie and opened the first 14 games for the NFL’s top ranked offense in 2014 before a neck injury sidelined him for the final two contests.
NFL CAREER – One of the club’s two third round draft picks in 2013, Armstead took over starting left tackle duties in week 16 as a rookie and opened the first 14 games for the NFL’s top ranked offense in 2014 before a neck injury sidelined him for the final two contests.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed to a four-year contract, 5/9/13; Selected by New Orleans in the third round (75th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
2014 – Started the first 14 games at left tackle before a neck injury sidelined him for the final two contests…Blocked for a rushing attack that through the 14 games he played in was ranked ninth in the National Football League. 2013 – Played in six regular season games, including starting the final two at left tackle, where he also went on to open both playoff games…Replaced Charles Brown in the starting lineup at Carolina, Dec. 22…In the final regular season contest and two playoff contests, was part of an offensive line that gave up only four sacks and averaged 129.7 yards per game rushing.
COLLEGE – Competed in football and track and field at Arkansas-Pine Bluff…Played in 37 career games, starting his final 32 contests at left tackle…Totaled 314 knockdowns, also working to become an eight-time champion for the track and field team and earned All-Southwestern Athletic Conference and All-American honors as a senior…Stood out at the Senior Bowl and impressed scouts by running the fastest 40-yard dash time (4.71) by an offensive lineman in the history of the NFL Scouting Combine….Named to FCS All-American first-team as senior and was a member of the All-American Sleeper Team compiled by The NFL Draft Report, earning All-SWAC honors for the third consecutive season…Opened all 12 games at left tackle and recorded 118 knockdowns and 47 touchdown-resulting blocks to help his team finish 10-2…Part of a line that only allowed 23 sacks and led league in rushing (200.3 ypg.)…Helped offense reach over 500 yards in three contests…Named by coaches to the All-SWAC first-team as junior as he opened 10 games at left tackle and produced 90 knockdowns and 10 touchdown-resulting blocks, ranked first for blocking efficiency in FCS ranks…As sophomore, opened 10 games at left tackle and received All-SWAC first-team honors in first year as starter…Blocked for an offense ranked second in SWAC (385.2 ypg.)…Part of a line that only allowed only 28 sacks and paved the way for four outputs of more than 450 yards…As freshman, played in five contests while being subbed in and out with the first and second teams…Majored in industrial technology with an emphasis in technology engineering.
PERSONAL – Attended Cahokia (Ill.) HS…Grew from a 6-2, 250-pound offensive lineman as a junior to a 6-4, 300-pound senior…Led Comanches to an 11-2 record and league title as an All-Southern Seven Conference and All-Class 5A selection as senior…Also competed in track and field and was named the News-Democrat Class 1A-2A track and field Athlete of the Year while also earning a state title…Supported his teammate Benjamin Watson’s “The Big BENefit 2014” event that provided a Christmas shopping spree for 25 caretakers of families from the New Orleans Family Justice Center…Has visited pediatric and cancer infusion patients at Ochsner Medical Center...Along with his fellow teammates, has donated funding and helped distribute 1,000 Thanksgiving meals annually to local families in need at the Dryades YMCA in both 2013 and 2014…Participated in aa NFL Play 60 Super School visit at Green Park Elementary in Metairie in December, 2013, participating with students during their Play 60 Ultimate Physical Education Class…Participated in a Saints/Progressive Waste Solutions Junior Training Camp at Airline Park Academy in Metairie in the 2014 offseason…Appeared at a Playworks appearance with teammate Bryce Harris in September, 2014…Born July 23, 1991.
New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead met with the media Thursday, Aug. 20 following practice at The Greenbrier. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)
Terron Armstead speaks with Sean Kelley about the Saints preseason opener against the Baltimore Ravens on
New Orleans Saints left tackle Terron Armstead met with the media Monday, Aug. 10 and talked about becoming a leader and his desire to improve. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)
Terron Armstead speaks with reporters on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Video by Alex Restrepo (New Orleans Saints video)