Honors & Awards
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2017)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)
Sophomore Isaac Armstrong enters the 2018 season as a key member of the Huskers’ special teams. Armstrong is in line to take over the holding duties this fall, while also serving as the top reserve behind two-year starting punter Caleb Lightbourn. A Lincoln Southwest graduate, Armstrong originally earned a spot on the roster through a fall 2015 walk-on tryout.
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.
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.
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.