Armstead, 5-11, 220, played in 47 collegiate games and recorded 2,812 career rushing yards and 34 TDs on 573 attempts (4.9 rush avg.). As a senior in 2018, he finished 10th in the nation in rushing TDs (13) and 11th in rushing yards per game (115.8) and earned first-team All-American Athletic Conference honors. Armstead also recorded a sack in a game against Tulsa, becoming the third player in the FBS since 2000 to rush for 100 yards and register a sack in the same game.
Post-draft analysis: The running backs
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EXCLUSIVE: RyQuell Armstead Draft Room
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RyQuell Armstead Conference Call
Running back RyQuell Armstead meets the Jacksonville media on a conference call after his selection in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Jacksonville Jaguars select Temple running back Ryquell Armstead No. 140 in the 2019 NFL Draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars select Temple running back Ryquell Armstead No. 140 in Round 5 of the 2019 NFL Draft.