|No. 72 New Orleans Saints|
|Date of birth:||July 23, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Cahokia, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||304 lb (138 kg)|
|High school:||Cahokia (IL)|
|NFL draft:||2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Stats at NFL.com
Terron Armstead (born July 23, 1991) is an American football offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Saints in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arkansas–Pine Bluff. Armstead was named HBCU Top 30 Under 30, in July 2014
A native of Cahokia, Illinois, Armstead attended Cahokia High School, where he was a letterman in football and track. He grew from a 6-2, 250-pound offensive lineman as a junior to a 6-4, 300-pound senior, leading Comanches to an 11-2 record and league title, earning All-Southern Seven Conference and All-Class 5A selection.
In track & field, Armstead was named the News-Democrat Track & Field Athlete of the Year after capturing the state title in the shot put event with a 61 ft 5 in (18.71980 m) throw. He also threw the discus.
Armstead enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he played for the Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions football team from 2009 to 2012. He was an All-Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) selection during his final three seasons at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Track and field
Armstead was also on the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions track & field team, where he competed as a shot putter, discus thrower and hammer thrower. He got a personal-record of 18.73 meters in the shot put at the 2012 NCAA West Regional, placing 10th. At the 2012 Pepsi Florida Relays, he placed 4th in the discus throw with a career-best throw of 50.37 meters.
2013 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 5 1⁄4 in||306 lb||34 in||9 1⁄4 in||4.65 s||1.68 s||2.70 s||4.72 s||7.62 s||34 1⁄2 in||9 ft 4 in||31 reps|
|All values from NFL combine.|
New Orleans Saints
Armstead was drafted in the third round, with the 75th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints, making him the highest draft pick ever out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The Saints signed Armstead to a four-year rookie contract on May 9, 2013.
- Robert K Hoggard. "HBCU Top 30 Under 30". hbcubuzz.com. Washington DC: HBCU Buzz. p. 3. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
- "All-Area star won state shot put crown on final toss of his career". Illinois Prep. July 13, 2009.
- "Golden Lions’ Armstead advances in West Preliminary shot put". Pine Bluff Commercial. May 24, 2012.
- Terron Armstead, a 6-5, 306-pound offensive tackle from Arkansas-Pine Bluff, runs arguably fastest 40-yard dash by a lineman at NFL Scouting Combine in 4.71 seconds
- "Cahokia's Armstead wows 'em at Combine". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. February 23, 2013.