COLLEGE CAREER – Possessing tremendous strength and speed, Armstead used his athletic ability to compete in both football and track and field at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He appeared in 37 career games, while starting his final 32 contests protecting the quarterback’s blindside from the left tackle position. The Cahokia, Illinois native totaled 314 knockdowns, while also working to become an eight-time champion for the Arkansas Pine-Bluff track-&-field team. With solid footwork and a light first step, Armstead stood out at the Senior Bowl and impressed scouts across the National Football League by running the fastest 40-yard dash time (4.71) by an offensive lineman in the history of the NFL Scouting Combine.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed to a four-year contract, 5/9/13; Selected by the Saints in the third round (75th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
2012 – Named to the FCS All-American first-team as a senior and was a member of the All-American Sleeper Team compiled by The NFL Draft Report…Also earned All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honors for the third consecutive season…Opened all 12 games at LT and recorded 118 knockdowns and 47 TD-resulting blocks to help his team finish with a 10-2 record…Part of a line that only allowed 23 sacks and led the league in rushing (200.3 ypg.)…Helped the offense reach over 500 yards in three contests….Also had an eight-yard rush. 2011 – Named by league coaches to the All-SWAC first-team…Opened 10 games at LT and produced 90 knockdowns and 10 TD blocks, ranked first for blocking efficiency in NCAA FCS ranks. 2010 – Opened 10 games at LT and received All-SWAC first-team honors in his first year as a member of the starting lineup…Helped block for an offensive unit that finished ranked second in the SWAC with an average of 385.2 yards per game…Part of a line that only allowed only 28 sacks and paved the way for four outputs of more than 450 yards. 2009 – Played in five contests while being subbed in and out with both the first and second team units.
PERSONAL – Industrial technology major at Arkansas-Pine Bluff with an emphasis in technology engineering…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-&-field and was named the News-Democrat Class 1A-2A track-&-field Athlete of the Year while also earning a state title…Also lettered all four seasons in track at Arkansas Pine-Bluff, capturing All-SWAC and All-American honors as a senior…Born July 23, 1991.
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