Willie Armstead
Date of birth: April 10, 1952
Place of birth: Newport News, Virginia
Career information
Position(s): Slotback
Wide receiver
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 13 / Pick 317
(By the Cleveland Browns)
 As player:
1976-1982 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1978, 1979, 1982

Willie Armstead (born April 10, 1952) is a former slotback and wide receiver who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders.

He is a native of Newport News, Virginia, a 1971 graduate of Newport News High School and a 1975 graduate of the University of Utah. He was named to the All-star team in 1978, 1979[1] and 1982.[2]

He never played in the NFL, but was drafted to the Cleveland Browns in the 13th round of the 1975 NFL Draft,[3] and then signed as a free agent with the New England Patriots in 1976.[4]


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