Keith Armstrong (American football)

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Keith Armstrong
Candid chest-up photograph of Armstrong standing at a podium with Atlanta Falcons logos on the backdrop during a press conference wearing a teal polo shirt with a Nike logo and eyeglasses.
Armstrong in 2015
Atlanta Falcons
Position: Special teams coordinator
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-12-15) December 15, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth: Trenton, New Jersey
Career information
High school: Fairless Hills (PA) Egan
College: Temple
Career history
As coach:

Keith Armstrong (born December 15, 1963) is an American football coach who is the special teams coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). Armstrong has over two decades of professional coaching experience. He played college football at Temple.

On December 31, 2012, reported that Armstrong was expected to be interviewed by the Chicago Bears for the head coaching position after Lovie Smith's firing.[1] He also met with the Philadelphia Eagles about possibly replacing Andy Reid. [2]

In the 2016 season, Armstrong and the Falcons reached Super Bowl LI, where they faced the New England Patriots. In the Super Bowl, the Falcons fell in a 34–28 overtime defeat.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Armstrong grew up in Levittown, Pennsylvania, and played high school football at Bishop Egan High School in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania.[4] Keith and his wife, Kathleen, have two daughters, Kaitlin and Kristen.