Three-star offensive lineman/defensive tackle Karrington Armstrong (6-2, 300, 5.2) from Reno (Nev.) McQueen has the versatility to play on either side of the ball. The talented two-way performer currently has five offers on the table.
Armstrong has offers from Arizona, Oregon, San Diego State, Boise State and Nevada. The word on the street is Arizona State and Cal could offer Armstrong any day.
Oregon, Cal and Arizona State appear to have the inside track. Armstrong talks about the three schools.
Article Continues Below
"I love Oregon's coaches and their program," Armstrong said. "A lot of the reason that I like Oregon is their academics. I want to major in pre-med and Oregon has an excellent program."
"I like Cal because of its location," Armstrong said. "It's near the beach.
"I also like Cal's recent tradition of winning," Armstrong said. "I love to win. I don't want to go to a college and lose.
"I like Arizona State's coaches a lot and I love their facilities."
Colleges like the fact that Armstrong has outstanding character and leadership qualities. He's a fulltime question captain for his team.
The scouting report on Armstrong is he has outstanding feet and is potentially the best offensive lineman to ever come out of McQueen. That is quite achievement at any school, but McQueen has been one of Nevada's best high school programs for years.
As a junior, Armstrong earned all-league, all-region and all-state from his offensive guard position.
In the weight room, Armstrong's current bench is 330, his squat is an impressive 550 and he also has a solid power clean of 315.
Armstrong was selected to the Rivals.com Nevada Preseason Top 20 team for the class of 2009 landing as the Silver State's No. 7 prospect at any position.