On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Countdown to Kickoff

    The official San Diego Chargers pre-game show.

  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Chargers @ 49ers The Chargers face off against the 49ers at Levi's Stadium.
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM PDT Post-Game Show

    The official San Diego Chargers post-game show with exclusive interviews with Mike McCoy, Chargers players, phone calls and comments breaking down the game.

  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT Countdown to Kickoff

    The official San Diego Chargers pre-game show.

  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Cardinals @ Chargers The Chargers head back home to take on the Cardinals.
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM PDT Post-Game Show

    The official San Diego Chargers post-game show with exclusive interviews with Mike McCoy, Chargers players, phone calls and comments breaking down the game.

  • Wed., Sep. 03, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Charger Girls Swimsuit Unveiling Party

    Join the Charger Girls for their annual calendar reveal party on Sept. 3, 2014.

  • Mon., Sep. 08, 2014 5:20 PM - 7:20 PM PDT Countdown to Kickoff The official San Diego Chargers pre-game show.
  • Mon., Sep. 08, 2014 7:20 PM - 10:20 PM PDT Chargers @ Cardinals The Chargers face off against the Cardinals again in their first regular season game.
  • Mon., Sep. 08, 2014 10:20 PM - 11:50 PM PDT Post-Game Show The official San Diego Chargers post-game show with exclusive interviews with Mike McCoy, Chargers players, phone calls and comments breaking down the game.

News

Print
RSS

Prospect Profile: Terron Armstead

Posted Apr 15, 2013

Check out photos of Arkansas-Pine Bluff offensive tackle Terron Armstead in action.


In order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2013 NFL Draft, Chargers.com will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on April 25th.

We continue the series with a scouting report of offensive tackle Terron Armstead.

Name: Terron Armstead
School: Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Height: 6-foot-5
Weight: 306 LBS
Position: Offensive Tackle

Photo Gallery: Terron Armstead in action | More Photos

Arguably no player has benefited more from the draft process following the end of the collegiate season than Terron Armstead from Arkansas-Pine Bluff.  Coming from a school that the majority of the country didn’t know existed, Armstead has parlayed one dominating performance into another making himself a popular name heading into the draft.

Armstead performed mightily in this season’s East-West Shrine game.  His performance was so impressive that when an injury sidelined Dallas Thomas for the Senior Bowl, he earned an invite turning heads there as well.  But it was at the Scouting Combine that the nation as a whole took notice.  Armstead ran a blazing 4.71 40-yard dash, the fastest time ever for an offensive lineman.  He also finished first in the vertical jump (34.5 inches) and fourth in the broad jump (112.0 inches).

 Armstead has proven he is a premier athlete for his position. He started 12 games at left tackle as a senior, displaying quick and nimble feet. He uses his quickness to gain great position against defensive ends and linebackers, giving him an edge in the one-on-one battles.  In addition to using his athleticism to his advantage, he has strength, giving way to good initial pop when engaging his opponent. 

Right now, some teams might view Armstead as more of an athlete than a polished football player.  Nonetheless, it is extremely rare for an offensive tackle of his size to possess such athletic gifts that it’s no wonder his name is rapidly on the rise.

Combine Metrics
40-yard Dash: 4.71
Bench Press: 31
Vertical Jump: 34.5 inches
Broad Jump:  112.0 inches

 

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed above do not represent the opinions or policies of the San Diego Chargers’ front office staff, coaches or executives.

 


Now, you can stay in touch with the team anytime, anywhere, on your mobile device with the official app of the San Diego Chargers.
Add Your Comment:

Guidelines: Please keep your comments relevant to the topic and appropriate. Abusive or combatant comments towards other fans will not be tolerated and will be removed from display on this site. Use the "Report Abuse" link to help keep the Chargers community at its best.