Isaac

Armstrong

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Punter
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Southwest
Other College: Kearney
Major: Special Education

Bio

Honors & Awards
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2017)

» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

2018 (Sophomore)
Isaac Armstrong has served as Nebraska's holder every game this season and has punted each of the last two games. In his first action at punter, Armstrong punted twice at No. 16 Northwestern, booming a 59-yarder in his first career punt and then pinning Wisconsin inside the 15-yard line with a 49-yard punt. He then earned the start at punter at Northwestern and averaged 45.8 yards on five punts. He pinned the Wildcats inside the 10-yard line twice and also boomed a 57-yard punt. On the season, Armstrong is averaging 48.0 yards per punt and none of his seven punts have been returned.

2017 (Redshirt Freshman)
Armstrong served as Nebraska’s No. 2 punter and holder as a sophomore. Although he did not record a punt, Armstrong was on Nebraska’s travel roster all season. He served as the Huskers’ starting holder against Purdue, Northwestern and Minnesota, helping Drew Brown make 5-of-5 field goal attempts and 7-of-7 PAT tries.

2016 (Redshirt)
Armstrong was Nebraska's No. 2 punter behind Caleb Lightbourn. He traveled to road games, but did not play and redshirted. 

Before Nebraska (Lincoln Southwest/Kearney)
Isaac Armstrong joined the Nebraska football program as a walk-on after spending time as the placekicker and punter for Lincoln Southwest. As a senior in 2014, Armstrong earned second-team Super-State accolades in helping the Silver Hawks to a state playoff berth. He also played for the soccer team at Southwest, earning first-team all-state honors in 2015. He scored 18 goals as a senior in 2015 and eight goals during his junior campaign. Armstrong spent his sophomore season at Kearney High School, where he scored 15 goals.

Personal
Isaac was born on Nov. 10, 1996, and is the son of Mark and Lori Armstrong. He is majoring in child, youth and family studies. He was a member of the Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams in 2017. He has volunteered with Uplifting Athletes, Husker Heroes, Kids Against Hunger and hospital outreach visits.

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