UND Roster

2019-20 Football Roster

#8 Jafar Armstrong


Height 6-0 3/4
Weight 220
Class Junior
Hometown Lee's Summit, MO
High School Bishop Miege


  • Played in nine games and started two contests (missed three games due to a knee injury)
  • Ran for 377 yards and seven touchdowns on the season, with a long rush of 42 yards
  • Ran for a pair of TDs in season-opening win over No. 14 Michigan
  • Gained 98 rushing yards and TDs in win at Wake Forest
  • Had nine rushes for 52 yards with a TD and five catches for 64 yards against Navy in return from injury


  • One of 11 scholarship freshmen, five on offense, who spent the season on the scout team and did not see the field
  • Joined OL Aaron Banks, QB Avery Davis, OL Dillan Gibbons and OL Josh Long as rookies who helped the Irish on their offensive scout team


  • Led Bishop Miege to a 12-1 record as a senior in 2016
  • Helped Bishop Miege to the 2016 Kansas State High School Activities Association Class 4A DI State Championship (third straight state championship)
  • Set a Kansas high school record for career TD receptions with 45
  • Caught 172 passes for 3,744 yards in his career
  • Recorded 50 overall career TDs
  • Caught 54 passes for 1,277 yards and 21 TDs in 2016
  • Averaged 98.2 receiving yards/game and 23.6 yards/reception
  • Recorded seven games with at least 100 yards receiving, including 222 yards on eight grabs in the state title game
  • Registered more than 1,200 yards and 16 TDs as a junior in 2015
  • Captured 2016 Kansas state titles in the 100-meter (10.83), 200-meter (22.13) and 4×100-meter relay (42.70)
  • Won the 2016 Otis Taylor Award, an honor given to Kansas City’s top high school receiver
  • Named 2016 American Family Insurance First Team ALL-USA Kansas
  • 2016 Kansas Football Coaches Association Top 11 selection
  • 2016 Kansas Football Coaches Association First Team Class 4A DI All-State
  • Kansas City Star 2016 First Team All-Metro
  • 2016 American Family Insurance Kansas Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2016 MaxPreps Medium Schools All-American
  • No. 107 wide receiver by Scout.com, No. 68 wide receiver by 247Sports.com, No. 76 wide receiver by ESPN.com and No. 77 wide receiver by Rivals.com
  • Kansas’ No. 7-ranked player by Scout.com, No. 3-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 6-ranked player by ESPN and No. 3-ranked player by Rivals
  • Played for coach Jon Holmes at Bishop Miege
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business