Keith Armstrong (American football)

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Keith Armstrong
Candid chest-up photograph of Armstrong standing at a podium with Atlanta Falcons logos on the backdrop during a press conference wearing a teal polo shirt with a Nike logo and eyeglasses.
Armstrong in 2015
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Position:Special Teams Coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1963-12-15) December 15, 1963 (age 55)
Trenton, New Jersey
Career information
High school:Fairless Hills (PA) Egan
College:Temple
Career history
As coach:

Keith Armstrong (born December 15, 1963) is an American football coach in the National Football League (NFL). He currently serves as the special teams coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Armstrong has over two decades of professional coaching experience. He played college football at Temple.

On December 31, 2012, NFL.com reported that Armstrong was expected to be interviewed by the Chicago Bears for the head coaching position after Lovie Smith's firing.[1] He also met with the Philadelphia Eagles about possibly replacing Andy Reid. [2]

In the 2016 season, Armstrong and the Falcons reached Super Bowl LI, where they faced the New England Patriots. In the Super Bowl, the Falcons fell in a 34–28 overtime defeat.[3]

On January 9, 2019, Armstrong agreed to become special teams coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, rejoining the staff of Bruce Arians who was the head coach of the Temple Owls when Armstrong began his coaching career.

Personal life[edit]

Armstrong grew up in Levittown, Pennsylvania, and played high school football at Bishop Egan High School in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania.[4] Keith and his wife, Kathleen, have two daughters, Kaitlin and Kristen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanzus, Dan (December 31, 2012). "Mike Sullivan will interview for Chicago Bears job". National Football League. Retrieved December 31, 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.timesherald.com/article/20130103/SPORTS03/130109851/philadelphia-eagles-birds-moving-ahead-with-coach-search
  3. ^ "Super Bowl LI - New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons - February 5th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  4. ^ Keith Armstrong bio, Miami Dolphins. Accessed December 22, 2007.