#49 Melvin Armstrong
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Henderson, Tenn./Chester County HS (Northwest Mississippi CC)|
2010 (SENIOR): Voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division ... Started all 11 contests at defensive end, leading the squad with 6.5 sacks along with 10.0 tackles for loss, 51 total tackles and two quarterback hurries ... Tallied six stops with 0.5 TFL at Austin Peay ... Collected six tackles with 1.0 TFL at Kentucky Christian ... Recorded one sack among three stops versus West Virginia Tech ... Registered two sacks and four total tackles against Lindsey Wilson ... Posted 0.5 sacks versus Shorter Univ. ... Total season-high nine tackles with one sack at Faulkner Univ. ... Collected two TFL with one sack and five total stops at Bethel Univ. ... Made six tackles versus Union College ... Both tackles against Belhaven Univ. were for loss with one sack.
2009 (JUNIOR): Played in 10 contests with three starts, making 16 tackles with one sack and one interception ... Did not play because of injury versus the Univ. of the Cumberlands ... Saw action on offense in season opener versus Campbellsville Univ., rushing one time ... Made two solo stops with a sack against Georgetown College ... Collected one tackle at Newberry College and two stops at Bethel Univ., versus Faulkner Univ. and Belhaven College ... Registered three solo tackles at Shorter College and also returned one kickoff 24 yards ... Recorded season-best four stops with an interception (19-yard return) at Lambuth Univ.
2008 (SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games, registering 44 tackles ... Posted team-leading 12 tackles at Georgetown College ... Recorded one sack and seven tackles at the Univ. of the Cumberlands ... Returned an interception 31 yards at Belhaven College.
2007 (FRESHMAN): Voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division ... Played in nine games, recording 62 tackles with one interception ... Collected an interception and six tackles, one for loss, against Georgetown College ... Recorded team-high 13 tackles and one sack at Union College ... Led team with nine tackles and blocked a kick at Bethel College ... Registered nine tackles versus Shorter College.
BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Spent one year at Northwest Mississippi CC in Senatobia, Miss.
HIGH SCHOOL: Football letterwinner at Chester County HS ... Named All-State as senior and two-time All-Region ... Selected among Top Talent of Tennessee ... Named Team MVP, Defensive MVP and Sophomore of the Year ... Rushed for more than 1,200 yards and posted 84 tackles ... Also lettered in basketball ... Voted Mr. CCHS and Most Athletic.
PERSONAL: Melvin Douglas Armstrong ... Son of Melvin and Donna Armstrong ... Born August 5, 1987 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.