(Football/Track and Field, 1928-31)
Armstrong was an alternate to the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in both the 100 and 220-yard dashes. He had once held the state record in both sprints and missed making the team by only 1/100 of a second in the time trails. Was selected for the mythical All-Southwestern team and briefly played professional football with the Chicago Bears. He later returned to his alma mater, where he was assistant coach for the Lumberjacks. He was also a two-year member of the Chain Gang.