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#33 Mario Armstrong
Position: Strong Safety
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 188
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Warner Robins, Ga.
High School: Northside
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2010: Named team's Defensive captain ... had six tackles and a fumble recovery at Michigan State (9/4) ... blocked first career kick (FG) vs. Nicholls State (9/11/10) ... recorded third career INT vs. Toledo (9/18) ... eight stops vs. Idaho (10/2) ... second INT of season and a forced fumble at Ball State (10/9) ... season high nine tackles at Notre Dame (10/16) ... matched season high with nine tackles vs. NIU (10/30) ... season high 10 tackles and two PBUs to go along with third INT of the season at CMU (11/5) ... season high 12 tackles vs. EMU (11/13) ... fourth INT of season and sixth of career vs. Kent State (11/20) ... fifth interception of the season, tied for team best, at BGSU (11/26).

2009: Nine tackles at Indiana (9/12) ... set career high with three pass break ups vs. Miami (9/19) ... eight tackles at Michigan State (11/7) ... established season high with 10 tackles against Ball State (11/24) ... started 11 games.

2008: Appeared in all 13 gamed and made six starts ... had four solo tackles vs. Tennessee Tech (9/20) ... had eight tackles vs. Ohio (10/4) ... recorded seven tackles and an interception returned 28 yards at Central Michigan (10/18) ... seven tackles and one pass break-up vs. Eastern Michigan (11/1) ... registered career-highs in both tackles (12) and pass break-ups (2) vs. Illinois (11/8) ... four tackles and a forced fumble vs. Toledo (11/15) ... had six tackles at Ball State (11/25)... appeared in the Texas Bowl (12/30) and recorded three tackles.

2007:  Appeared in 11 games and made one start ... made collegiate debut and first career start against Indiana (9/8) ... had two solo tackles at Missouri (9/15) ... four tackles vs. Central Conn. State (9/22) ... one interception for a return of seven yards vs. Akron (10/6) ... two tackles at Eastern Michigan (10/27) ... had a total of four tackles at Iowa (11/17), involved in a season high of 62 snaps ... assisted in a tackle vs. Temple (11/24).

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of high school’s first-ever state championship team in 2006 ... first-team All-Houston County as a senior ... second-team All-Middle Georgia as a senior ... recorded 47 tackles, six pass break ups and four interceptions ... named All-Houston County Player of the Week twice ... first-team All-Houston County and honorable mention for All-Middle Georgia as a junior wide receiver ... recorded 14 catches for 178 yards and two TD’s as a receiver as well as two rushing TD’s ... named Dyson Team Leadership Award winner.

PERSONAL: Planning to major in business ... son of Angela and Barry Armstrong ... father is retired from the Air Force ... born Dec. 1, 1988 in Panama City, Panama.

YR GP GS ST AT TT TFL SK INT PBU FF FR QBH
2010 12 12 30 49 79 1.0-4 0.0-0 5-43 2 2 0 0
2009 11 11 35 27 62 0.5-1 0.0-0 0 4 0 0 0
2008 13 6 35 29 64 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 1 2 1 2
2007 11 1 8 12 20 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 47 30 108 117 225 1.5-5 0.0-0 7-43 7 4 1 2

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