August 6, 2016
Dorance Armstrong, Jr.
On his way to earning first-team All-Big 12 honors as a sophomore, Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong generated more NFL-prospect buzz of any Jayhawk since Aqib Talib, first-round draft choice of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008.
After surfacing as one of the most unstoppable defensive players in the conference this fall, Kansas sophomore defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. landed on the Associated Press All-Big 12 first team for 2016.
Dorance Armstrong Jr. hasn’t thought about the particular preseason rep in months. Still, the sophomore defensive end remembers it well. “The moment I did it, I didn’t know what to think,” KU’s star defensive end recalled. “I was scared.” So were his teammates and the Kansas staff. By Benton Smith