JoJuan Armour

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JoJuan Armour
Retired
Montreal Jojuan Armour.jpg
Jojuan Armour after winning the 96th Grey Cup
Date of birth: (1976-07-10) July 10, 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth: Toledo, Ohio
Career information
CFL status: International
Position(s): S/LB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
College: Miami (Ohio)
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 7 / Pick: 224
Organizations
As player:
1999
1999
1999-2002
2004-2005
2006-2007
2008
2009

Oakland Raiders*
Jacksonville Jaguars
Cincinnati Bengals
BC Lions
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Calgary Stampeders
BC Lions

*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca
Playing stats at NFL.com

JoJuan Armour (born July 10, 1976, in Toledo, Ohio) is a former safety in the National Football League and former linebacker in the Canadian Football League. On February 25, 2010, Armour announced his retirement after six seasons in the CFL.[1] He is now a high school football defensive lineman coach for Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio.

Early years[edit]

He is a 1995 graduate of Central Catholic High School (Toledo, Ohio) who was inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame in April 2006.

His early accomplishments include:

  • Toledo City League player of the year in 1994 as a senior
  • All-City first team as both a running back and linebacker as a junior and senior
  • All-Ohio second-team linebacker in Division I as a senior

College career[edit]

He played at Miami University.

  • Two time Mid-American Conference defensive player of the year as a linebacker
  • Finished his collegiate career ranked 10th all-time at Miami with 396 total tackles
  • Made 67 tackles for 297 yards in losses, the second most in school history
  • 24.5 quarterback sacks, the third highest total in Miami history
  • Garnered three All-MAC selections
  • Third team All-American as a senior
  • Four year letterman with Miami

Professional career[edit]

He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 1999 and was later signed by the Cincinnati Bengals in December 1999. Armour started for the Bengals in 2001 and 2002 and was released by them in August 2003. In June 2004 Armour was signed as a free agent by the British Columbia Lions and played for them in 2004 and 2005. After the 2005 season Armour was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and played for them in the 2006 and 2007 seasons. In February 2008 he was signed by the Calgary Stampeders. He helped Calgary win the 2008 Grey Cup. He was later released on June 22, 2009 for overaggressive plays during training camp. On August 3, 2009, the BC Lions re-signed Armour.[2] On February 25, 2010, Armour announced his retirement after six seasons in the CFL, having spent three with the BC Lions.[1]

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