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Neill Ford Armstrong

 

Neill Armstrong

Date of Birth: March 9, 1926, in Tishomingo, Oklahoma

Date of Death: August 10, 2016, in  Texas (90 years old)

Source:

Tulsa World - Published 08/12/16

Did you know?

Along with Bud Grant, he holds the distinction of being one of only two people to have both

played and been a head coach in both the NFL and CFL.

Armstrong was an All-American Honorable Mention from 1943-1945, before being named

to the All-American squad in 1946.

 

Teams: (Player)

1947 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1948 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1949 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1950 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1951 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

 

Teams: (Coach)

1962 Houston Oilers (AFL) Assistant Coach

1963 Houston Oilers (AFL) Assistant Coach

1964 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Head Coach

1965 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Head Coach

1966 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Head Coach

1967 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Head Coach

1968 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Head Coach

1969 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) Head Coach

1970 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1971 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1972 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1973 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1974 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1975 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1976 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1977 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) Assistant Coach

1978 Chicago Bears (NFL) Head Coach

1979 Chicago Bears (NFL) Head Coach

1980 Chicago Bears (NFL) Head Coach

1981 Chicago Bears (NFL) Head Coach

1982 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1983 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1984 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1985 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1986 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1987 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1988 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

1989 Dallas Cowboys (NFL) Assistant Coach

 

College:

Oklahoma State University (A&M)