Bruce Armstrong

Bruce Charles Armstrong (born September 7, 1965) is a former offensive tackle in the National Football League from 1987 to 2000, playing all 14 seasons with the New England Patriots. He was drafted in the first round (23rd overall) in the 1987 draft out of University of Louisville, where he was a four-year varsity athlete and was named the "Most Outstanding Lineman" following his senior season.[1]

He was elected to play in six Pro Bowls, in 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997. The only offensive linemen to play in more Pro Bowls as a Patriot are Hall-of-Famer John Hannah and Jon Morris. Armstrong is one of only 22 Patriots to have been inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame and one of only seven players to have his number retired. Of 220 possible non-strike games, Armstrong started in 212 (including the last 118 of his career consecutively), which until 2015, made him the single player with the most starts of any Patriot. The only games he missed were in the second half of the 1992, after tearing the medial collateral ligament and both his anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments in his right knee against the Buffalo Bills in November of that year. Though it was feared that the injury would be a career-ending one, Armstrong rebounded and was back the next season.

Armstrong and his wife, Melinda Yvette Armstrong, recently bought and now operates a salon in Alpharetta, Georgia. They have two children: Candace and Nicholas.[2]

Bruce Armstrong
No. 78
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born:September 7, 1965 (age 53)
Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:Miami Central
(West Little River, Florida)
College:Louisville
NFL Draft:1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:212
Games started:212
Fumble recoveries:9
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved January 31, 2014.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Official Biography from Patriots.com". Archived from the original on May 19, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2016.

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1921 Mid Armagh by-election

The Mid Armagh by-election of 1921 was held on 23 June 1921. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Ulster Unionist MP, James Rolston Lonsdale. It was won unopposed by the UUP candidate Henry Bruce Armstrong.

1988 All-Pro Team

The 1988 All-Pro Team is composed of the National Football League players that were named to the Associated Press, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Pro Football Writers Association, Pro Football Weekly and The Sporting News in 1988. Both first- and second- teams are listed for the AP and NEA teams. These are the five teams that are included in Total Football II: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League. In 1988 the Associated Press did not choose a kick returner.

1988 New England Patriots season

The 1988 New England Patriots season was the franchise's 19th season in the National Football League, the 29th overall and the 5th under head coach Raymond Berry, with a record of nine wins and seven losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East Division. It would take until 1994 for the Patriots to record another winning record. As for this season, the Patriots briefly improved on its 8-7 record from 1987, winning one more game due to one game being cancelled the previous season. Despite the winning record, the Patriots did not reach the postseason. They finished tied for second place in the AFC East with the arch rival Colts, but finished in 3rd place because the Colts had a better record against common opponents than the Patriots did.

1990 New England Patriots season

The 1990 New England Patriots season was the team's 31st, and 21st in the National Football League. It was the first and only season for head coach Rod Rust. The Patriots finished the season with a record of 1–15, the worst record in franchise history. They finished last in the AFC East Division and dead last in the NFL. The roster still had a number of All-Pros and regular contributors from their successful teams of the 1980s, but many of them were past the peak of their career, and the team lacked any young talent to replace them. After the team started 1-1, they would go on to lose their next 13 games, many in humiliating fashion. Off the field, the team and its management were embarrassed by the harassment of a reporter during a locker room interview.

1991 New England Patriots season

The 1991 season New England Patriots season was the team's 32nd, and 22nd in the National Football League. The team finished the season with a record of six wins and ten losses, and finished fourth in the AFC East Division. Though the Patriots scored twenty or more points just five times during the season, they were able to upset playoff teams such as the Houston Oilers, Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.

It was the last season where the Patriots were owned by Victor Kiam, who was forced to sell the team to St. Louis businessman James Orthwein in order to settle a debt.

1993 New England Patriots season

The 1993 New England Patriots season was the franchise’s 34th season overall and 24th in the National Football League. The Patriots finished fourth in the AFC East Division with a record of five wins and eleven losses.

1995 New England Patriots season

The 1995 New England Patriots season was the team's 36th, and 26th in the National Football League. The Patriots finished the season with a record of six wins and ten losses, and finished fourth in the AFC East division. Unlike the previous year, Drew Bledsoe had a poor season by throwing just 13 touchdowns and 16 interceptions and completed just 50.8% of his passes. On the other hand, rookie running back Curtis Martin shined with a Pro Bowl season and would be the Patriots' feature back for two more seasons before being traded to the New York Jets in 1998.

1996 New England Patriots season

The 1996 New England Patriots season was the franchise's 27th season in the National Football League and the 37th overall. They finished with a record of eleven wins and five losses, and finished first in the AFC East division.

After a disappointing 1995 season, Drew Bledsoe bounced back with 4,086 passing yards and threw 27 touchdown passes to just 15 interceptions while Curtis Martin had another Pro Bowl season. The team lost Super Bowl XXXI to the Green Bay Packers.

1997 Pro Bowl

The 1997 Pro Bowl was the NFL's all-star game for the 1996 season. The game was played on February 2, 1997, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The final score was AFC 26, NFC 23. Mark Brunell of the Jacksonville Jaguars was the game's MVP. In the game, Brunell threw for 236 yards. He connected with the Oakland Raiders Tim Brown for an 80-yard touchdown to tie the game at 23 with only 44 seconds to go.

The referee was Larry Nemmers.

To date, this is the most recent Pro Bowl that went to overtime.

2011 Daventry District Council election

Elections to Daventry District Council took place on Thursday 5 May 2011. One third of the council (13 seats) was up for election. The previous elections produced a majority for the Conservative Party.

Batman Park

Batman Park is an urban park, located on the northern bank of the Yarra River in central Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Batman Park is a small open grassed space with paths and planted Eucalyptus trees bordered by Spencer Street at the west, Flinders Street Viaduct at the north and King Street to the east.

The park was established in 1982 through the conversion of a disused freight train rail yard and was named after one of the founders of Melbourne, John Batman with historical associations as a landing place of the Schooner Rebecca and nearby settlement at Batman's Hill.

In 1997 Batman Park was effectively split in half with the section east of King Street rebranded as Enterprize Park. Much of the land on the new park was reclaimed to recreate a historical 1850s turning basin and timber wharf with sculptures by Bruce Armstrong and Geoffrey Bartlett recalling the site's maritime history. Enterprize park also became the site of the Melbourne Aquarium.

Bruce Armstrong (Australian footballer)

Bruce Armstrong (3 November 1943 – 5 September 2004) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Armstrong, a Tasmanian, was recruited from Scottsdale. Used as a follower and defender, Armstrong played with the seconds from 1963, with his seven senior appearances coming in the 1965 VFL season (4) and 1966 VFL season (3). He captain-coached Hampden Football League club Warrnambool in 1968 and 1969. From 1970 to 1972, Armstrong played with Launceston in the Northern Tasmanian Football Association, the first as coach. In 1973 he went to Longford, also in the NTFA.

C. W. Armstrong

Colonel Christopher Wyborne Armstrong (9 May 1899 – 8 July 1986) was a politician from Northern Ireland. He was Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament for Armagh from a by-election in 1954 until he stood down at the 1959 general election.

The son of Henry Bruce Armstrong, of Dean's Hill, Armagh, he married Hilde Kolz, with whom he had one son and daughter. Studying at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge, he retired to farm at Gilgil, Kenya.

His son, Simon W J Armstrong, married the daughter of Diana Miller, Countess of Mértola.

Henry Armstrong (disambiguation)

Henry Armstrong (1912–1988) was an American boxer

Henry Armstrong may also refer to:

Henry W. Armstrong (1879–1951), American boxer and composer

Henry Edward Armstrong (1848–1937), English chemist

Henry Armstrong (umpire) (died 1945), Australian cricket Test match umpire

Henry Bruce Armstrong (1844–1943), Northern Irish politician

Henry Armstrong (politician)

Henry Bruce Wright Armstrong (27 July 1844 – 4 December 1943) was a Northern Irish barrister and politician, Unionist Member of Parliament (MP) for Mid Armagh from June 1921 until 1922.

Born in Sholden, Henry Bruce Armstrong was the second surviving son of William Jones Wright Armstrong of County Armagh and Frances Elizabeth, widow of Sir Michael McCreagh, and daughter of Major Christopher Wilson. He was educated at The Royal School, Armagh and Trinity College, Cambridge, gaining a BA (2nd Class Law Tripos) in 1867 and an MA in 1870. Admitted at the Inner Temple in 1866, he was called to the Bar in 1868.In 1883 he married Margaret Leader (died 1936), daughter of Willam Leader of Rosnalea, County Cork. They had five sons and three daughters, of whom C. W. Armstrong also became a politician.Armstrong was appointed High Sheriff of Armagh for 1875 and High Sheriff of Longford for 1894. He was a County Councillor for Armagh from 1899 to 1920, and a Member of the Irish Convention in 1917–18. Vice-Lieutenant of County Armagh in 1920, he was a Senator of Queen’s University, Belfast from 1920 to 1937.He was returned unopposed to the Imperial House of Commons for Mid-Armagh in a by-election in 1921, at the advanced age of 76, becoming one of the oldest first-time MPs whose birth date is recorded. Certainly, he immediately became the oldest member of the current House of Commons. He was a Senator of Northern Ireland from 1921 to 1937, and Lord Lieutenant of Armagh from 1924 to 1939. For 25 years he was a member of the Representative Body of the Church of Ireland. He was Chairman of the County Armagh Education Committee from 1925 to 1931, and President of the Association of Education Committees of N. Ireland. In 1932 he was made a Privy Councillor for Northern Ireland, and in 1938 he served as a Justice for the Government of Northern Ireland in the absence of the Governor.He died in December 1943, aged 99 years.

Launceston Football Club

The Launceston Football Club, nicknamed The Blues, is an Australian rules football club, located in the West Tamar suburb of Riverside, seven kilometres north of the Launceston CBD and currently play in the Tasmanian State League in Tasmania, Australia.

List of Archibald Prize 1994 finalists

This is a list of finalists for the 1994 Archibald Prize for portraiture (listed is Artist – Title).

Roger Akinin – Portrait of Joseph Graffi

Bruce Armstrong – Jan Senbergs

Bob Baird – Salvatore Zofrea – Psalm 58

Li (David) Baohua – Portrait (Hazel Hawke)

Kevin Connor – Portrait of Hendrik Kolenberg

Fred Cress – Other Selves

John Edwards – Tess Knight (Artist, Friend, Academic)

Francis Giacco – Homage to John Reichard (Winner: Archibald Prize 1994) (Image)

George Gittoes – Self Portrait in Somalia

James Gleeson – Portrait of the Artist as an Evolving Landscape

Robert Hannaford – Self Portrait

Robert Hannaford – The Lord Mayor

Nicholas Harding – Portrait of Kenneth W Tribe

Hongbin Zhao – Graeme McMahon

Bill Leak – Malcolm Turnbull (People's Choice)

Kerrie Lester – Richard Goodwin

Lewis Miller – John Wolseley

Ann Morton – Self Portrait

Henry Mulholland – Susie Carleton

Gretel Pinniger – The Enlightened Educator – Dr Bruce Carter, Headmaster of Cranbrook, with his son Nick and the artist's son Sigi

Peter Robertson – Kate Ceberano (Packing Room Prize)

William Robinson – Unanimous Self Portrait

Jenny Sages – Loti and Victor Smorgon

John Scurry – Portrait of Allan Mitelman, painter

Wendy Sharpe – Self-portrait

Garry Shead – Alice Kalmar-Spigelman

Jiawei Shen – Hedda's camera (Portrait of Claire Roberts) (Image)

Ian Smith – Ray Hughes

Ann Thomson – David Malouf

Rosemary Valadon – Noni Hazlehurst – Summer '94 Waiting Again

David Van Nunen – Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man on a Horse

Wes Walters – David Hobson as Orpheus

List of Archibald Prize 2005 finalists

This is a list of finalists for the 2005 Archibald Prize for portraiture (listed is Artist – Title).

Rick Amor - Shane Maloney (Image)

Bruce Armstrong - Self portrait (Image)

Martin Ball - John Pule

John Beard - Hilarie Mais

Jason Benjamin - Staring down the past - (Bill Hunter) (Image) (Winner of the Packing Room Prize)

Annette Bezor - Still posing after all this time (a self portrait)

Jon Campbell - Double Darren

Adam Chang - Gene & the doorway

Peter Churcher - Portrait of Jeffrey Smart

Esther Erlich - Lindy Wills

James Guppy - Chagrin

Robert Hannaford - Bob Brown

Nicholas Harding - Bob's daily swim - (Robert Dickerson) (Image) (Winner of the People's Choice Award)

Bill Hay - Allan Mitelman

Terrence Hunter Chapter Six - Self portrait

Paul Jackson - Gretel Killeen

Raymond Kenyon - The architect at home - (Glenn Murcutt)

Jasper Knight - Richard Gill

Kerrie Lester - Rebel

Mathew Lynn - Wendy drawing - (Wendy Sharpe)

Lewis Miller - My dentist - Dr Jonathan Hartley

Ian North - Daniel Thomas at home, Northern Tasmania

John Olsen - Self portrait Janus faced (Winner of the Archibald Prize)

Rodney Pople - Kerrie Lester - after Goya

Ben Quilty - Beryl - (Beryl Whiteley, mother of Brett Whiteley)

Abdul Karim - Rahimi John McDonald

David Ralph - Imagination - Adam and Harvie - (Adam Elliot was the creator of Harvie Krumpet)

Paul Ryan - Archibald, Archibald, wherefore art thou Archibald?

Jenny Sages - Gloria Tamere Petyarre

Garry Shead - All the World's a Stage - Simon Phillips

Jiawei Shen - John So, The Lord Mayor of Melbourne

Avril Thomas - The Minister from down under - (Hon. Alexander Downer M.P.)

Deborah Trusson - Naked

John R. Walker - Self portrait

Xu Wang - Jiawei Shen

Michael Zavros - Portrait of Alex Dimitriades

Wurundjeri Way

Wurundjeri Way is a 1.9-kilometre (1.2 mi) road running through the Docklands Development west of Melbourne's central business district. It was constructed in 1999 as part of replanning and development of the former Melbourne rail yards and docks. Wurundjeri Way runs from Montague Street, South Melbourne to Dudley Street, West Melbourne via the Charles Grimes Bridge.

When the Melbourne Docklands were redeveloped in the 1990s, Footscray Road was closed as a through route and rebuilt as Harbour Esplanade. To replace the through route, Wurundjeri Way was constructed to the east. To connect to this new road Flinders Street was upgraded, and the north end of the Charles Grimes Bridge was rebuilt on a curve to connect to it. Reconstruction started in June 1999, and was completed by 2001.

A feature of the road, and integral to its design and naming, is the gigantic statue of Bunjil the eagle, by Melbourne sculptor Bruce Armstrong which was constructed in the median at the south end of the road. Proposals to develop this area for new buildings including the air rights over Wurundjeri Way, may require the statue to be moved.

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