Adonis Armstrong

  • Pos CB
  • Height 5-10
  • Weight 182

Prospect Info

  • City Clinton, MS
  • Exp 2012 - 2014

East Carolina Pirates

  • Jersey #3
  • Class GD
  • Age 32

As a Prospect

  • Class 2012
  • Committed 12/21/2011
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H.S. Scouting Report

H.S. Athletic Background

Compiled by ECU Media Relations

2012: Played in all 13 games and made nine starts, which included the first eight contests of the year ... Ranked ninth on the unit with 43 tackles (31 solo), recording a season-best six in three successive games (ASU, SC, USM) to open the campaign ... Led squad with 14 pass breakups (multiple knock-downs on five occasions) ... Stood 29th nationally in passes defended with 1.15 per game (14 PBs, one interception) ... Booked multiple stops in 10 of 13 games ... Ranked first on the team with 35 tackles on pass plays ... One of eight Pirates to pick off a pass (UTEP/29-yard return) ... Earned selection on Phil Steele Magazine's 2012 Midseason All-Conference USA (second-team) as a defensive back ... Booked career-best six tackles (four solo) in his Pirate debut against Appalachian State ... Recorded a game-high four pass breakups to go along with his team-best six stops (five solo) at South Carolina ... Booked third-straight game with six stops (four solo) at Southern Miss ... Recovered fumble in the third quarter that stopped Southern Miss' drive and led to ECU's second score of the quarter ... Teamed up with Terry Williams on a two-yard loss in the third quarter at North Carolina ... Also recorded two of ECU's five pass breakups against the Tar Heels ... Picked off first career pass against UTEP in the fourth quarter ... Registered a game-high three pass breakups against the Miners ... Also had multiple pass breakups against Memphis and Marshall ... Came off the bench to record four tackles (three solo) in the regular season finale against Marshall before adding four in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl vs. UL-Lafayette.

Junior College: A two-year standout in the defensive secondary for Gene Murphy's Eagles ... Helped Hinds to a Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) south state runner-up finish as a sophomore, when the team went 7-3 ... Eagles finished the season ranked 15th in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll ... A MACJC All-State Second-Team selection who was one of Hinds' two defensive captains in 2011 ... Intercepted eight passes, which tied for the third-most nationally, during final campaign ... Added 197 interception return yards to stand second among all NJCAA players ... Pair of interceptions returns for touchdowns tied for the national lead ... Was fourth at the NJCAA level with 17 pass breakups ... Collected 45 tackles (two for lost yardage) and one sack during sophomore campaign ... Forced and recovered lone fumble of the season in the opener against Itawamba Community College ... Ended the year with seven punt returns for 60 yards ... As a freshman at Hinds, booked 24 tackles, including two for lost yardage ... Forced one fumble and recovered three during initial campaign within the program ... Broke up six passes and intercepted one in 2010.

High School: Guided Clinton to an 8-4 overall record as a senior safety and earned the program's best defensive back Award ... The Arrows also went 5-2 in league action during final campaign ... Closed high school career with 171 tackles, 24 pass break ups, 14 interceptions, four blocked kicks, three forced fumble and a trio of touchdowns ... Tallied seven interceptions as a senior ... Gained additional playing time as a kickoff and punt returner ... A Defensive First-Team All-Metro honoree by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger ... Originally signed with Southern (La.) University.

Personal: Full name is Adonis Delon Armstrong ... Born August 29, 1991 at Jackson, Miss. ... Enjoys video games (2K, NCAA Football) ... A communications major who earned ECU Honor Roll designation for his classroom work during the 2013 spring semester.

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