FAYETTEVILLE– Arkansas has landed the dedication of Texas A&M-Commerce switch huge receiver Andrew Armstrong.
The 6-foot-4, 175-pound pass-catcher from Dallas referred to as the Hogs following his go to to Fayetteville this weekend.
“The go to was good,” Armstrong stated. “I simply felt very at house right here. I appreciated the campus, I just like the amenities, all the pieces round Arkansas and Fayetteville. It confirmed why it is a prime 4 place to reside. I simply appreciated all the pieces in regards to the go to.”
Armstrong was named an FCS sophomore All-American for his efficiency throughout the 2022 season. He recorded 1,020 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns on 62 receptions for the 12 months. He’s rated as a 5.8 four-star switch prospect and the 46th overall transfer according to Rivals.
As a highschool recruit, Armstrong was rated a 5.3 two-star recruit out of Bishop Dune Excessive College in Dallas. Rivals stories that Texas A&M-Commerce was his solely provide, and he dedicated on Aug. 1, 2018.
Armstrong’s dedication provides to a depleted huge receiver room for the Hogs. To this point, 4 of the receivers from final season are not with the crew: Jadon Haselwood declared for the NFL Draft, Matt Landers is now out of eligibility, Warren Thompson stop the crew and Ketron Jackson entered the switch portal.
He ought to have the ability to are available in and instantly bolster the receiver room subsequent season.
“I imply, having the ability to are available in and assist the crew,” Armstrong stated. “They introduced in two transfers final 12 months that are actually going to the draft, and so they misplaced one other one, so it places extra on me wanting to come right here.”
Armstrong stated he was hosted by freshman huge receiver Sam Mbake on his go to this weekend. He additionally stated that receivers coach Kenny Guiton is somebody he can relate to.
“He is like my previous coach at my old-fashioned, I can speak to him like a buddy,” Armstrong stated. “He is like my age, so I can relate to him quite a bit. I can relate to Coach G quite a bit, he is like a brother to me. I simply felt that connection after I first spoke to him.”
Armstrong joins former Florida offensive lineman Joshua Braun and former North Carolina quarterback Jacolby Criswell because the third switch on this 12 months’s portal class.
“I got here to Arkansas to win,” Armstrong stated. “I got here to Arkansas simply because the coaches make me really feel prefer it’s house. I am all the way in which in Dallas, in order that’s like 5 hours or one thing like that. It appears like house being right here.”