Held out of spring ball due to academic reasons.
2002: Junior college transfer led the team with 647 yards on 159 carries ... Played in all 12 games and started final five ... Finished season with consecutive 100-yard games against Oklahoma (103) and Oklahoma State (112) ... Earned first 100-yard game as a Bear with 103 yards on 19 carries against fourth-ranked Oklahoma ... Followed with 112 yards and two touchdowns on 33 attempts (fourth-highest single-game total in BU history) at Oklahoma State ... Became first Bear since 1998 to eclipse the century mark against a Big 12 opponent and the first since 1997 to rush for back-to-back 100-yard games ... Rushed for 77 yards on 11 carries at Texas Tech ... Had 63 yards on 15 attempts at Colorado ... Also gained 61 yards on 12 carries against Samford ... Rushed for 57 yards on 14 carries at then-fourth ranked Texas ... Had a team-high 54 yards on 10 attempts against Texas A&M ... Averaged 87.3 yards per contest in last four games ... Scored on a six-yard run at Cal ... Also caught eight passes.
Junior College: Mesa Community College, Mesa, Ariz. ... The 2001 National Junior College Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Year ? First-team NJCAA All-American gained 1,373 yards on 221 attempts in 10 games as a sophomore ? Earned first-team all-conference honors as well ? Gained 260 yards in receiving and scored 16 total touchdowns ? Despite being limited to just five games as a freshman due to injuries, still rushed for 405 yards ? Rated the 43rd-best junior college prospect in the nation by The Insiders.com ? Coached by David Rice.
High School: Hileah-Lakes High School, Miami, Fla. ... An all-state selection and first-team All-Dade County pick ? Coached by Jerry Hughes ? Also lettered in baseball and track as a prepster.
Personal: Rashad Armon Armstrong ... Born April 12, 1979 ... Son of Roy Turner and Jacquline Armstrong ... A general studies major.
Armstrong?s Career Rushing Statistics
YEAR G/GS NO YDS AVG TD LP/OPPONENT 2002 12/5 159 647 4.1 4 49/Texas Tech
Armstrong?s Career Receiving Statistics
YEAR G/GS NO YDS AVG TD LP/OPPONENT 2002 12/5 8 59 7.4 0 12/Texas A&M