Found January 15, 2013 on
NFL teams are always looking to add talent to their rosters in non-conventional ways. Under Dick Vermeil, the Philadelphia Eagles held open tryouts. Recently, NFL teams have had their eyes focused north of the border to the Canadian Football League (CFL). Cameron Wake and Colts LB Jerrell Freeman are recent examples of CFL players that have found success in the NFL. This year, teams are taking a look at DT Armond Armstead. Armstead played his college ball at USC but went undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. Teams took a pass on Armstead after he sat out the 2011 season due to medical reasons. He suffered a heart attack prior to the 2011 season. Despite generating little interest from the NFL last year, after a season with the Toronto Argonauts, teams are buzzing about him. The 6 foot 5 inch defensive tackle helped the Argonauts win the CFL’s Grey Cup this season and recorded six sacks. Toronto released Armstead so that he could pursue employment in the NFL. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports ...

USC Trojans: Armond Armstead to sign with NFL team after season in Canada

I suppose former USC defensive lineman Armond Armstead would have a problem with being associated with USC in the headline and in this sentence since he is suing them for allegedly causing the heart attack that caused him to miss the 2011 season and go undrafted in the 2012 draft. But that’s what happened and he DID play there for three seasons. Armstead played the 2012 season...
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