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Odie Armstrong (born September 30, 1981) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Orlando Predators in 2008.

Odie Armstrong
Free agent
Position:Fullback
Personal information
Born: (1981-09-30) September 30, 1981 (age 38)
Vardaman, Mississippi
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school:Vardaman (MS)
College:Northwestern Oklahoma State
Undrafted:2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Rushing attempts:454
Rushing Yards:1,438
Rushing TDs:101
Receiving Yards:816
Receiving TDs:15
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Early lifeEdit

Armstrong attended Vardaman High School where he was a standout on the football team. During his high school career, Armstrong ran for 5,838 yards and 104 touchdowns.[1] During his senior year, Armstrong set a Mississippi state record with 39 rushing touchdowns.[1] In 2012, Vardaman retired Armstrong's #9 jersey.[1]

College careerEdit

Armstrong attended Itawamba Community College after high school.[2] After his graduation from Itawamba, Armstrong attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University, where he continued his football career.

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Orlando PredatorsEdit

California RedwoodsEdit

Tulsa TalonsEdit

Armstrong joined the Tulsa Talons, who just moved in the AFL from af2. Armstrong earned Second Team All-Arena honors for the first time in his career. And is the best fullback in arena football

Arizona RattlersEdit

Armstrong joined the Arizona Rattlers in 2011. Earning All-Arena honors in 2012 & 2013, Armstrong was a big part of the Rattlers back-to-back ArenaBowl Championships.[3]

San Jose SaberCatsEdit

On April 10, 2014, Armstrong was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Joel McNeece (October 24, 2012). "Vardaman retires Odie Armstrong's number nine". www.calhouncountyjournal.com. Retrieved July 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "Former Indian Odie Armstrong captures elusive championship". www.letsgoicc.com. Itawamba Community College. August 13, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2013.
  3. ^ Joe Williams (August 17, 2013). "ArenaBowl XXVI: Rattlers win 2nd Arena Football League title in row". www.orlandosentinel.com. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved August 19, 2013.

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