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  Calvin Armstrong
Calvin Armstrong

Player Profile
Hometown:
Decatur, GA

High School:
Columbia HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
CB

Seasons At Stanford:
2001-05


At Stanford: Calvin is a fifth-year senior and Civil Engineering major who is a two-year letter-winner and valuable member of the Cardinal's secondary and special teams ... He has played both corner and safety during his career ... Over the past three years, he has seen action in 30 of Stanford's 33 games ... Will compete for a more prominent role in the secondary in 2005 and once again be a key member of Stanford's special teams.
Career Statistics

The 2005 Season: Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2004 Season: Played a key role on Stanford's special teams and was used in a reserve role in the secondary ... Recorded three total tackles while playing in all 11 games ... Earned his second varsity letter.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2003 Season: Special teams player and backup in the Cardinal's secondary ... Played in all 11 games, recording five total tackles, including four unassisted ... Earned his first varsity letter.

The 2002 Season: Received limited playing time as a reserve cornerback and special teams player ... Recorded eight total tackles and one pass break up ... Had five solo and three assisted tackles ... Had two solo tackles vs. San Jose State and California in The Big Game.

The 2001 Season: Redshirted the campaign as a true freshman cornerback,

In High School: Named All-Southeast Region by PrepStar and All-Dixie by SuperPrep as a senior, despite playing in only four games because of injuries ... One of the top recruits in the Southern United States ... In those four games, had an impressive 50 tackles, five tackles-for-loss and three interceptions ... Four-year starter ... As a junior, recorded 75 tackles and five interceptions ... First-Team All-State cornerback and First-Team All-DeKalb County following his junior season ... Also participated in track, with a career-best time of 10.7 in the 100 meters ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal Information: Civil Engineering major.

Getting To Know: Calvin Armstrong
Nickname: C strong
I would describe myself as a person as: serious
The reason I love football is: it's the best team sport
My favorite stadium in which to play is: Stanford Stadium
The reason I chose Stanford University is: The dedication of the people here at whatever they study or play
My least favorite class at Stanford is: IHUM
The sports team I followed when I was younger: Atlanta Braves, Chicago Bulls
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: Deion Sanders
The person I admire most is: my mom
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: MLK Jr.
Favorite food: ice cream
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: spaghetti
Favorite movie: Final Destination, Remember the Titans
Favorite actress: Halle Berry
Favorite musical group or performer: Usher
After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as: a leader
The place I'd most like to visit: Africa
My advice to youngsters: It's easy to follow, but it takes a strong mind to lead
My most prized possession: my family
If I won $1 million, I would: put 3/4 in the bank and spend the rest

Last Updated: February 28, 2006


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