JoJuan Armour

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JoJuan Armour
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Jojuan Armour after winning the 96th Grey Cup
Born: (1976-07-10) July 10, 1976 (age 44)
Toledo, Ohio
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) S/LB
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight225 lb (102 kg)
College Miami (Ohio)
High school Central Catholic (Toledo, Ohio)
NFL draft 1999 / Round: 7 / Pick: 224
Career history
As player
1999 Oakland Raiders*
1999 Jacksonville Jaguars
1999–2002 Cincinnati Bengals
20042005 BC Lions
20062007 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
2008 Calgary Stampeders
2009 BC Lions
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Awards
Career stats

JoJuan Armour (born July 10, 1976) is a former safety in the National Football League and linebacker in the Canadian Football League. On February 25, 2010, Armour announced his retirement after six seasons in the CFL. [1] He was a high school football defensive lineman coach for Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio and now with Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program of Lucas County.

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Early years

He is a 1995 graduate of Central Catholic High School (Toledo, Ohio) who was inducted into the school's athletic hall of fame in April 2006.

His early accomplishments include:

College career

He played at Miami University.

Professional career

He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 1999 and was later signed by the Cincinnati Bengals in December 1999. Armour started for the Bengals in 2001 and 2002 and was released by them in August 2003. In June 2004 Armour was signed as a free agent by the British Columbia Lions and played for them in 2004 and 2005. After the 2005 season Armour was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and played for them in the 2006 and 2007 seasons. In February 2008 he was signed by the Calgary Stampeders. He helped Calgary win the 2008 Grey Cup. He was later released on June 22, 2009 for overaggressive plays during training camp. On August 3, 2009, the BC Lions re-signed Armour. [2] On February 25, 2010, Armour announced his retirement after six seasons in the CFL, having spent three with the BC Lions. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2010-03-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Lions sign former Stamp Armour and former Eskimo Harris". The Sports Network . August 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-03.