USM's Cornell Armstrong drafted by Miami Doplphins in 6th round

USM's Cornell Armstrong drafted by Miami Doplphins in 6th round

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Miami Dolphins drafted former University of Southern Mississippi defensive back Cornell Armstrong in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

The Bassfield native started all 13 games as a cornerback and led the team with pass break-ups and nine deflections in 2016. This past season he recorded 14 solo tackles, two interceptions and seven pass deflections.