Jason Armstead

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Jason Armstead
Date of birth: (1979-09-18) September 18, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Moss Point, Mississippi
Career information
CFL status: International
Position(s): WR/KR
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight: 165 lb (75 kg)
College: Mississippi
Organizations
As player:
2003
20042005
20062007
2007
2008
2008
2009
2010
20102011
2012

Pittsburgh Steelers*
Ottawa Renegades
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Montreal Alouettes
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Las Vegas Locomotives
Edmonton Eskimos
Calgary Stampeders

*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2005
CFL East All-Star: 2005
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Jason Armstead (born September 18, 1979) is a former professional Canadian football and American football kick returner and wide receiver. Armstead is currently a free-agent. He was most recently a member of the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football for Mississippi.

He has also been a member of the Ottawa Renegades, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Las Vegas Locomotives, and the Edmonton Eskimos.

Professional career[edit]

In 2003, Armstead played three pre-season games as a kick returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Armstead was signed by the Ottawa Renegades of the CFL in 2004 and he was named to the CFL All-Star team for the 2005 CFL season. Armstead was selected third overall by Saskatchewan in the Renegades dispersal draft in 2006. On August 19, 2007, he was traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for running back/returner Corey Holmes and receiver Chris Getzlaf. On July 21, 2008, Armstead was released from the Montreal Alouettes.

On August 31, 2009, he was again signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[1] On Feb. 13, 2010, Armstead was charged with several criminal offenses stemming from an incident in Pascagoula, Mississippi involving his former girlfriend's purse.[2] On April 15, 2010, it was announced that the Roughriders had released Armstead.[3]

On October 21, 2010, Armstead was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos.[4] After being released in the following off-season, Armstead was re-signed on August 8, 2011, following injuries to Fred Stamps and Adarius Bowman.[5] He was again released on January 19, 2012.[6]

On September 12, 2012, the Calgary Stampeders signed Armstead as a receiver/kick returner. Armstead is entering his ninth CFL season and has recorded 13,812 combined yards and 24 touchdowns in 106 games played with Ottawa, Saskatchewan, Hamilton, Montreal, Winnipeg and Edmonton. On February 25, 2013 Armstead was released by the Calgary Stampeders. [7]

Career statistics[edit]

[8]

Receiving   Regular season   Playoffs
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2004 OTT 16 41 608 14.8 83 4 Team did not qualify
2005 OTT 18 89 1307 14.7 75 5 Team did not qualify
2006 SSK 16 47 651 13.9 56 6 2 3 51 17.0 34 0
2007 SSK 8 15 226 15.1 35 1
2007 HAM 10 31 392 12.6 48 0 Team did not qualify
2008 MTL 4 3 38 12.7 22 0
2008 WPG 10 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
2009 SSK 10 3 28 9.3 14 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
2010 EDM 3 1 6 6.0 6 0 Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 12 11 104 9.5 35 0 2 4 55 13.8 37 0
2012 CGY 5 3 18 6.0 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
CFL totals 112 244 3,378 13.8 83 16 7 7 106 15.1 37 0


Rushing   Regular season   Playoffs
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2004 OTT 16 3 17 5.7 14 0 Team did not qualify
2005 OTT 18 6 44 7.3 16 0 Team did not qualify
2006 SSK 16 19 80 4.2 11 1 2 3 24 8.0 11 0
2007 SSK 8 0 0 0.0 0 0
2007 HAM 10 0 0 0.0 0 0 Team did not qualify
2008 MTL 4 2 13 6.5 11 0
2008 WPG 10 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
2009 SSK 10 1 2 2.0 2 0 2 1 6 6.0 6 0
2010 EDM 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 12 6 17 2.8 10 0 2 1 5 5.0 5 0
2012 CGY 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
CFL totals 112 37 173 4.7 16 1 7 5 35 7.0 11 0


Punt Returns   Regular season   Playoffs
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2004 OTT 16 64 821 12.8 91 1 Team did not qualify
2005 OTT 18 70 699 10.0 87 1 Team did not qualify
2006 SSK 16 42 412 9.8 40 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
2007 SSK 8 43 371 8.6 90 1
2007 HAM 10 36 181 5.0 21 0 Team did not qualify
2008 MTL 4 16 104 6.5 20 0
2008 WPG 10 60 624 10.4 84 1 1 9 122 13.6 93 1
2009 SSK 10 42 387 9.2 0 2 8 75 9.4 0
2010 EDM 3 13 149 11.5 58 1 Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 12 62 486 7.8 0 1 2 5 42 8.4 10 0
2012 CGY 5 21 199 9.5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
CFL totals 112 469 4433 9.5 91 6 7 22 239 10.9 93 1


Kickoff Returns   Regular season   Playoffs
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2004 OTT 16 37 700 18.9 38 0 Team did not qualify
2005 OTT 18 51 1082 21.2 46 0 Team did not qualify
2006 SSK 16 20 267 13.4 29 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
2007 SSK 8 12 211 17.6 31 0
2007 HAM 10 35 645 18.4 38 0 Team did not qualify
2008 MTL 4 10 165 16.5 26 0
2008 WPG 10 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
2009 SSK 10 33 806 24.4 54 0 2 8 188 23.5 75 0
2010 EDM 3 8 139 17.4 34 0 Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 12 35 684 19.5 49 0 2 6 130 21.7 27 0
2012 CGY 5 17 482 28.4 84 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
CFL totals 112 292 5976 20.5 84 0 7 14 318 22.7 75 0


Missed FG Returns   Regular season   Playoffs
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2004 OTT 16 4 160 40.0 115 0 Team did not qualify
2005 OTT 18 6 221 36.8 63 0 Team did not qualify
2006 SSK 16 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
2007 SSK 8 0 0 0.0 0 0
2007 HAM 10 2 47 23.5 26 0 Team did not qualify
2008 MTL 4 1 22 22.0 22 0
2008 WPG 10 2 57 28.5 40 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
2009 SSK 10 1 19 19.0 19 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
2010 EDM 3 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 12 2 26 13.0 16 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
2012 CGY 5 1 20 20.0 20 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
CFL totals 112 20 571 28.6 115 0 7 0 0 0.0 0 0

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