2009: Was on the field for four games on special teams and in a backup linebacker role before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Fresno State ... tallied 15 tackles, surpassing his career total of 10, made in 2007 and 2008 ... finished with eight solo stops, seven assists, a sack, and a tackle for a loss ... made two tackles in the season opener at Rutgers ... tallied six tackles, including tying a season-best with four solo stops in the home opener against Southeast Missouri State ... recorded his first career sack at Oregon State ... finished with a career-best seven tackles, and tied his career and season high with four solo tackles ... suffered a season-ending knee injury on the opening kickoff of the Fresno State game.
2008: Played in 10 games ... recorded a tackle at No. 4/4 Oklahoma ... had three tackles, one unassisted, at West Virginia ... had two tackles at Louisville ... recorded a tackle against Pittsburgh.
2007: Carded two tackles vs. Southeast Missouri State.
2006: Redshirted ... Bearcat Honor Roll (Fall 2006, Winter 2007, Spring 2007).
Franklin Regional High School: First-team all-state selection as a senior for head coach Greg Botta ... led team to a 15-1 record and the Pennsylvania AAA state championship ... rushed for over 2,300 yards and 27 touchdowns en route to first-team all-league and all-Western Pennsylvania honors ... named to the Elite 11 team by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and the Fabulous 22 team by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ... member of the school's National Honor Society.
Robert C. Armstrong: Born June 30, 1988 ... son of Bob and Sherri Armstrong.
Academic Major: Mechanical Engineering.