Jojuan Armour after winning the 96th Grey Cup
|Date of birth:||July 10, 1976|
|Place of birth:||Toledo, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|High school:||Central Catholic (Toledo, Ohio)|
|NFL Draft:||1999 / Round: 7 / Pick: 224|
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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. He was a high school football defensive lineman coach for Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio and now with UMADAOP Of Lucas County.
Early years[edit | edit source]
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:
- Toledo City League player of the year in 1994 as a senior
- All-City first team as both a running back and linebacker as a junior and senior
- All-Ohio second-team linebacker in Division I as a senior
College career[edit | edit source]
He played at Miami University.
- Two time Mid-American Conference defensive player of the year as a linebacker
- Finished his collegiate career ranked 10th all-time at Miami with 396 total tackles
- Made 67 tackles for 297 yards in losses, the second most in school history
- 24.5 quarterback sacks, the third highest total in Miami history
- Garnered three All-MAC selections
- Third team All-American as a senior
- Four year letterman with Miami
Professional career[edit | edit source]
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. On February 25, 2010, Armour announced his retirement after six seasons in the CFL, having spent three with the BC Lions.