|CFL status International|
Name Jason Armstead
Role Football player
Cfl all star 2005
Height 1.78 m
Cfl east all star 2005
2003 Pittsburgh Steelers*
Weight 75 kg
|Date of birth (1979-09-18) September 18, 1979 (age 36)|
Place of birth Moss Point, Mississippi
Education University of Mississippi
Jason armstead kickoff return october 20 2012
Jason Armstead (born September 18, 1979) is a former professional Canadian football and American football kick returner and wide receiver. Armstead is currently a free-agent. He was most recently a member of the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football for Mississippi.
- Jason armstead kickoff return october 20 2012
- Rider fans yell at jason armstead in regina november 6 2010
- Professional career
He has also been a member of the Ottawa Renegades, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Las Vegas Locomotives, and the Edmonton Eskimos.
Rider fans yell at jason armstead in regina november 6 2010
In 2003, Armstead played three pre-season games as a kick returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Armstead was signed by the Ottawa Renegades of the CFL in 2004 and he was named to the CFL All-Star team for the 2005 CFL season. Armstead was selected third overall by Saskatchewan in the Renegades dispersal draft in 2006. On August 19, 2007, he was traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for running back/returner Corey Holmes and receiver Chris Getzlaf. On July 21, 2008, Armstead was released from the Montreal Alouettes.
On August 31, 2009, he was again signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. On Feb. 13, 2010, Armstead was charged with several criminal offenses stemming from an incident in Pascagoula, Mississippi involving his former girlfriend's purse. On April 15, 2010, it was announced that the Roughriders had released Armstead.
On October 21, 2010, Armstead was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos. After being released in the following off-season, Armstead was re-signed on August 8, 2011, following injuries to Fred Stamps and Adarius Bowman. He was again released on January 19, 2012.
On September 12, 2012, the Calgary Stampeders signed Armstead as a receiver/kick returner. Armstead is entering his ninth CFL season and has recorded 13,812 combined yards and 24 touchdowns in 106 games played with Ottawa, Saskatchewan, Hamilton, Montreal, Winnipeg and Edmonton. On February 25, 2013 Armstead was released by the Calgary Stampeders.